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Noun1.cytostome - mouth of a protozoan
protozoan, protozoon - any of diverse minute acellular or unicellular organisms usually nonphotosynthetic
mouth - the externally visible part of the oral cavity on the face and the system of organs surrounding the opening; "she wiped lipstick from her mouth"
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Pitelka, "Observations on the kinetoplast-mitochondrion and the cytostome of Bodo," Experimental Cell Research, vol.
The fine structure of the cytostome of the apostomatous ciliate Hyalophysa chattoni.
The cytostome was observed at the anterior part of the non-ciliary zone and led to a conspicuous cytopharynx (Fig.1B).