-stomia

1 of 2

noun combining form

-sto·​mia
ˈstōmēə
plural -s
: mouth exhibiting (such) a condition
stenostomia

-stomia

2 of 2

noun plural combining form

"
: creatures sharing (such) a condition of the mouth
in names of higher taxa in zoology
Deuterostomia

Word History

Etymology

Noun combining form

New Latin, from stom- + -ia -y

Noun plural combining form

New Latin, from Greek stomion mouth

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“-stomia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-stomia. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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