-sto·mum | \ ˈstōməm , in sense 2stəməm \
plural -stoma\-mə \

Definition of -stomum 

1 : mouth : opening : stoma prestomum

2 : creature with (such) a mouth in generic names AmphistomumOesophagostomum

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History and Etymology for -stomum

New Latin, from Greek stoma mouth

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