cytostome definition

  • noun:
    • A cellular organelle discovered only in some protozoa; it is specialized for phagocytosis, and in most cases gets the kind of a microtubule-supported channel or groove.
    • The lips of a protozoan.
    • The mouth of a single-celled animal; the dental aperture or orifice of ingestion of unicellular organisms.
    • lips of a protozoan
    • A cellular organelle found just in a few protozoa; it really is specialized for phagocytosis, and often has the kind of a microtubule-supported funnel or groove.
    • The mouth of a protozoan.
    • The mouth of a single-celled pet; the dental aperture or orifice of intake of unicellular organisms.
    • mouth of a protozoan

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