Stomata
Stoma Sto"ma, n.; pl. {Stomata}. [NL., fr. Gr. ?, ?, a mouth.] 1. (Anat.) One of the minute apertures between the cells in many serous membranes. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) (a) The minute breathing pores of leaves or other organs opening into the intercellular spaces, and usually bordered by two contractile cells. (b) The line of dehiscence of the sporangium of a fern. It is usually marked by two transversely elongated cells. See Illust. of {Sporangium}. [1913 Webster]

3. (Zo["o]l.) A stigma. See {Stigma}, n., 6 (a) & (b) . [1913 Webster]


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