monostome


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mon·o·stome

(mon'ō-stōm),
Common name for digenetic trematodes that possess a single sucker, oral or ventral, rather than both.
See also: Monostoma.
[mono- + G. stoma, mouth]

monostome

(mŏn′ə-stōm′)
adj.
Having only one mouth or oral sucker, as certain trematodes.

mon′o·stome′ n.