monostome


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mon·o·stome

 (mŏn′ə-stōm′)
adj.
Having only one mouth or oral sucker, as certain trematodes.

[From Greek monostomos : mono-, mono- + stoma, mouth.]

mon′o·stome′ n.
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monostome

(ˈmɒnəˌstəʊm) or

monostomous

adj
1. (Zoology) zoology botany having only one mouth, pore, or similar opening
2. (Botany) zoology botany having only one mouth, pore, or similar opening
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Several snail hosts can harbor any of the following different types of fork-tailed cercariae: brevifurcate-apharyngeate distome cercariae, brevifurcate-apharyngeate monostome cercariae, longifurcate-pharyngeate distome cercariae, and longifurcate-pharyngeate monostome cercariae.
According to Sewell [58], only certain combinations of trematode species could coexist together as double infections, and these double infections generally involved the following cercarial groups: furcocercariae, xiphidiocercariae, and monostome cercariae.