Definition of Stomodeum

1. Noun. (anatomy) A depression on the ectoderm of a developing embryo that becomes the mouth ¹



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Definition of Stomodeum

1. an embryonic oral cavity [n -DEA or -DEUMS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stomodeum

stomatoscope
stomatoscopes
stomatous
stomia
stomiid
stomiids
stomium
stomochord
stomochords
stomodaea
stomodaeal
stomodaeum
stomodaeums
stomodea
stomodeal
stomodeum (current term)
stomodeums
stomodæum
stomp
stomp off
stomp on
stompbox
stompboxes
stomped
stomper
stompers
stompie
stompier
stompies
stompiest

Literary usage of Stomodeum

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1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"The mouth is developed partly from the stomodeum, and partly from the floor of the anterior portion of the fore-gut. By the growth of the head end of the ..."

2. Anatomy of the Human Body by Henry Gray (1918)
"This depression constitutes the stomodeum (Fig. 977). It is lined by ectoderm, and is separated from the anterior end of the fore-gut by the ..."

3. Outlines of Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates by John Sterling Kingsley (1917)
"The ectodermal parts are a stomodeum at the cephalic end and a proctodeum behind. ... This ingrowth constitutes the stomodeum, and the site of its ingrowth ..."

4. Outlines of Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates by John Sterling Kingsley (1917)
"The ectodermal parts are a stomodeum at the cephalic end and a proctodeum behind. ... This ingrowth constitutes the stomodeum, and the site of its ingrowth ..."

5. Outlines of Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates by John Sterling Kingsley (1917)
"The ectodermal parts are a stomodeum at the cephalic end and a proctodeum behind. ... This ingrowth constitutes the stomodeum, and the site of its ingrowth ..."

6. A Manual of Normal Histology and Organography by Charles Hill (1906)
"forms part of the maxillary arch, and finally most of the upper jaw. In this manner the stomodeum Nasal pit. Lateral protuberance. ..."

7. A Manual of Normal Histology and Organography by Charles Hill (1914)
"In this manner the stomodeum Nasal pit. Lateral protuberance. ... stomodeum. Fig. loo.— Development of the face of the human embryo (His): A, ..."

8. Bulletin of the Essex Institute by Essex Institute (1889)
"stomodeum AND PROCTODEUM. — Both stomodeum and proctodeum are ... The stomodeum at this stage is less deep and it is to be noted that it has not yet broken ..."

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