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stomodeum

noun, sto·mo·de·um \ˌstō-mə-ˈdē-əm\

Definition of stomodeum

plural -dea \-ˈdē-ə\ also stomodaeaplay \-ˈdē-ə\

  1. :  the embryonic anterior ectodermal part of the alimentary canal or tract

stomodeal also stomodaeal play \-ˈdē-əl\ adjective


Variants of stomodeum

also stomodaeum play \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


Medical Dictionary

stomodeum

noun sto·mo·de·um

Medical Definition of stomodeum

plural stomodea \-ˈdē-ə\play play or stomodaea \-ˈdē-ə\play play also stomodeums or stomodaeums

  1. :  the embryonic anterior ectodermal part of the digestivetract

stomodeal or stomodaeal \-ˈdē-əl\play adjective


Variants of stomodeum

or stomodaeum \ˌstō-mə-ˈdē-əm\play

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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "stomodeum"


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