stomodeum


sto·mo·de·um

noun \ˌstō-mə-ˈdē-əm\
plural -dea \-ˈdē-ə\ also sto·mo·daea\-ˈdē-ə\

Definition of STOMODEUM

:  the embryonic anterior ectodermal part of the alimentary canal or tract
sto·mo·de·al also sto·mo·dae·al \-ˈdē-əl\ adjective

Variants of STOMODEUM

sto·mo·de·um also sto·mo·dae·um \ˌstō-mə-ˈdē-əm\

Origin of STOMODEUM

New Latin, from Greek stoma mouth + hodaion, neuter of hodaios being on the way, from hodos way
First Known Use: 1876

sto·mo·de·um

noun    (Medical Dictionary)
plural -dea \-ˈdē-ə\ or sto·mo·daea \-ˈdē-ə\ also sto·mo·deums or sto·mo·daeums

Medical Definition of STOMODEUM

: the embryonic anterior ectodermal part of the alimentary canal or tract
sto·mo·de·al or sto·mo·dae·al \-ˈdē-əl\ adjective

Variants of STOMODEUM

sto·mo·de·um or sto·mo·dae·um \ˌstō-mə-ˈdē-əm\

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