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camerostome

Pronunciation: kam′er-ō-stōm

Definition: Ventral depression of the anterior cephalothorax of soft ticks (family Argasidae) in which the mouth parts (capitulum) lie.

[L. camera, a vault, + G. stoma, mouth]

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