noun cam·er·o·stome \ˈkam(ə)rəˌstōm\

Definition of camerostome



  1. :  the anterior marginal depression of the body wall of a tick in which its capitulum lies

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Origin and Etymology of camerostome

New Latin camerostoma, from camero- (from Late Latin camera chamber) + -stoma — more at chamber

First Known Use: 1881

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to cast off or become cast off

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