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Etymology of the English word nephrostome

the English word nephrostome
derived from the Greek word stoma, στόμα (mouth; the mouth (as if a gash in the face); by implication, language (and its relations); figuratively, an opening (in the earth); specially, the front or edge (of a weapon))
using the English prefix nephro-
derived from the Greek word nephros, νεφρός (kidney; a kidney (plural); the inmost mind)
using the English suffix -stome

Usage

Word found in Modern English



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