-stome

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-stome

suff.
Mouth; stoma: peristome.

[From Greek stoma, mouth.]

-stome

n combining form
indicating a mouth or opening resembling a mouth: peristome.
[from Greek stoma mouth, and stomion little mouth]

-stome

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]