stomodeum

noun
sto·​mo·​de·​um | \ ˌstō-mə-ˈdē-əm How to pronounce stomodeum (audio) \
variants: or less commonly stomodaeum
plural stomodea\ ˌstō-​mə-​ˈdē-​ə How to pronounce stomodea (audio) \ also stomodaea\ ˌstō-​mə-​ˈdē-​ə How to pronounce stomodaea (audio) \

Definition of stomodeum

: the embryonic anterior ectodermal part of the digestive tract

Other Words from stomodeum

stomodeal or less commonly stomodaeal \ ˌstō-​mə-​ˈdē-​əl How to pronounce stomodaeal (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of stomodeum

1876, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for stomodeum

New Latin, from Greek stoma mouth + hodaion, neuter of hodaios being on the way, from hodos way

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“Stomodeum.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stomodaea?pronunciation&lang=en_us&dir=s&file=stomod02. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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stomodeum

noun
sto·​mo·​de·​um
variants: or stomodaeum \ ˌstō-​mə-​ˈdē-​əm How to pronounce stomodaeum (audio) \
plural stomodea\ -​ˈdē-​ə How to pronounce stomodea (audio) \ or stomodaea\ -​ˈdē-​ə How to pronounce stomodaea (audio) \ also stomodeums or stomodaeums

Medical Definition of stomodeum

: the embryonic anterior ectodermal part of the digestive tract

Other Words from stomodeum

stomodeal or stomodaeal \ -​ˈdē-​əl How to pronounce stomodaeal (audio) \ adjective

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