Stomatoda

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n. pl Stomatoda (Zoöl) A division of Protozoa in which a mouthlike opening exists.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • stomatoda Dujardin's name for the ciliate infusorians, regarded by him as the only animalcules with distinct stomata, or oral apertures: distinguished from Astomata, or the supposed mouthless flagellate infusorians.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., fr. Gr. , , mouth