stomato-


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stomato-

or stomat-
pref.
Mouth; stoma: stomatitis.

[From Greek stoma, stomat-, mouth.]

stomato-

or before a vowel

stomat-

combining form
indicating the mouth or a mouthlike part: stomatology.
[from Greek stoma, stomat-]

stomato-

a combining form meaning “mouth,” “mouthlike opening”: stomatopod.
[< Greek stomat-, s. of stóma (see stoma) + -o-]
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Consequently, when a malfunction oc- curs within the TM joints or a maxillo-mandibular mal-relation exists, a compensatory response is elicited from the stomato- gnathic musculature.