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An apparent opening in a cell, membrane, or other tissue, due to a defect in staining or other cause.
[pseudo- + G. stoma, mouth]
pseudostoma/pseu·do·sto·ma/ (-sto´mah) an apparent communication between silver-stained epithelial cells.
pseudostoma(soo-dŏs′tō-mă) [″ + stoma, mouth]
An apparent opening or window between endothelial cells that have been stained.