mouthlike


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mouthlike

(ˈmaʊθˌlaɪk)
adj
pertaining to an opening that looks like a mouth
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Adj.1.mouthlike - of an opening that resembles a mouth
stomatous - having a mouth or mouthlike opening
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Then I tell you that suspended by her leg, the dead cow spins, drained but still dripping from the mouthlike wound that bisects her throat.
Shreds of canvas tied to welded steel armatures, some incorporating menacing, mouthlike saw blades, transcend the aesthetic of impoverishment as a purely formal device to suggest pathologies of the unknown, war, and death.
These multicellular organisms, which pose at least as much of a threat as the protozoa, come in three categories: nematodes, which have cylindrical, unsegmented bodies, generally narrowed at each end; cestodes, which have long, flat, segmented bodies with a mouthlike structure at one end that allows then to latch onto an animal's intestinal tissue; and trematodes, thick worms with suckers that they use for attaching to a host.