-sto·​mus | \ stəməs \
plural stomi\ stəˌmī \

Definition of -stomus

1 : condition of having (such) a mouth microstomus
2 : creature with (such) a mouth in generic names AgonostomusCatostomusPhyllostomus

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History and Etymology for -stomus

New Latin, from Greek stoma mouth

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“-stomus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-stomus. Accessed 17 Apr. 2021.

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