-stome(redirected from -stoma)
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Mouth; stoma: peristome.
[From Greek stoma, mouth.]
n combining form
indicating a mouth or opening resembling a mouth: peristome.
[from Greek stoma mouth, and stomion little mouth]
a combining form meaning “organism having a mouth or mouthlike organ” of the kind specified (cyclostome), “mouthlike organ” (peristome).
[comb. form representing Greek stóma mouth]