Cytostome definition

(microbiology) A cellular organelle found only in certain protozoa; it is specialized for phagocytosis, and usually has the form of a microtubule-supported funnel or groove.
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Noun

Singular:
cytostome
Plural:
cytostomes

Origin of cytostome

  • cyto- +‎ -stome

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