Peristomial
Peristomial Per`i*sto"mi*al, a. (Zo["o]l.) Of or pertaining to a peristome. [1913 Webster]

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  • péristomial — péristomial, ale, aux [peʀistɔmjal, o] ou péristomal, ale, aux [peʀistɔmal, o] adj. ÉTYM. 1897, Cuénot, Année biol., p. 329; 1903, Larousse; de péristome. ❖ ♦ Sc. nat. Du péristome. || Segment péristomial d un annélide …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • peristomial — adjective see peristome …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • peristomial — See peristomal. * * * …   Universalium

  • peristomial — peri·sto·mi·al (per″ĭ stoґme əl) pertaining or relating to the peristome or to the area around the cytostome of ciliate protozoa …   Medical dictionary

  • peristomial — peri·sto·mi·al …   English syllables

  • peristomial — |perə|stōmēəl adjective : of or relating to the peristome * * * peristōmˈial adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑peristome …   Useful english dictionary

  • péristomal — péristomial, ale, aux [peʀistɔmjal, o] ou péristomal, ale, aux [peʀistɔmal, o] adj. ÉTYM. 1897, Cuénot, Année biol., p. 329; 1903, Larousse; de péristome. ❖ ♦ Sc. nat. Du péristome. || Segment péristomial d un annélide …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • peristome — noun Etymology: New Latin peristoma, from peri + Greek stoma mouth more at stomach Date: circa 1796 1. the fringe of teeth surrounding the orifice of a moss capsule 2. the region around the mouth in various invertebrates • peristomial adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • annelid — /an l id/, n. 1. any segmented worm of the phylum Annelida, including the earthworms, leeches, and various marine forms. adj. 2. belonging or pertaining to the Annelida. Also, annelidan /euh nel i dn/. [1825 35; see ANNELIDA] * * * Any member of… …   Universalium

  • peristome — peristomal, peristomatic /per euh steuh mat ik/, peristomial, adj. /per euh stohm /, n. 1. Bot. the one or two circles of small, pointed, toothlike appendages around the orifice of a capsule or urn of mosses, appearing when the lid is removed. 2 …   Universalium

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