amphistomous

adjective am·phis·to·mous \(ˈ)am¦fistəməs\

Definition of amphistomous

zoology

  1. :  having a sucker at each extremity

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Origin and Etymology of amphistomous

New Latin amphistomus, from Greek amphistomos with a double mouth, from amphi- + -stomos (from stoma mouth) — more at stomach


First Known Use: 1875


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