Stomatitis to Stool

(||Stom`a*ti"tis) n. [NL., fr. Gr. sto`ma, -atos, mouth + -itis.] (Med.) Inflammation of the mouth.

(||Stom`a*to"da) n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. mouth.] (Zoöl.) A division of Protozoa in which a mouthlike opening exists.

(||Stom`a*to*dæ"um) n. (Anat.) Same as Stomodæum.

(Stom"a*tode) a. (Zoöl.) Having a mouth; — applied to certain Protozoa.n. One of the Stomatoda.

(Stom`a*to*gas"tric) a. [Gr. mouth + E. gastric.] Of or pertaining to the mouth and the stomach; as, the stomatogastric ganglion of certain Mollusca.

(Stom`a*to*plas"tic) a. [Gr. mouth + -plastic.] (Med.) Of or pertaining to the operation of forming a mouth where the aperture has been contracted, or in any way deformed.

(Stom"a*to*pod) n. (Zoöl.) One of the Stomatopoda.

(||Stom`a*top"o*da) n. pl. [NL. See Stoma, and -pod.] (Zoöl.) Same as Stomapoda.

(Stom`a*top"o*dous) a. (Zoöl.) Of or pertaining to the Stomatopoda.

(Stom"a*to*scope) n. [Gr. mouth + -scope.] (Med.) An apparatus for examining the interior of the mouth.

(Stom"a*tous) a. Having a stoma.

(||Stom`o*dæ"um) n. [NL., from Gr. mouth + to divide.]

1. (Anat.) A part of the alimentary canal. See under Mesenteron.

2. (Zoöl.) The primitive mouth and esophagus of the embryo of annelids and arthropods.

(Stomp) v. i. [See Stamp.] To stamp with the foot. [Colloq.] "In gallant procession, the priests mean to stomp." R. Browning.

(Stond) n. [For stand.]

1. Stop; halt; hindrance. [Obs.] Bacon.

2. A stand; a post; a station. [Obs.] Spenser.

(Stond), v. i. To stand. [Obs.] Chaucer.

(Stone) n. [OE. ston, stan, AS. stan; akin to OS. & OFries. sten, D. steen, G. stein, Icel. steinn, Sw. sten, Dan. steen, Goth. stains, Russ. stiena a wall, Gr. a pebble. &radic167. Cf. Steen.]

1. Concreted earthy or mineral matter; also, any particular mass of such matter; as, a house built of stone; the boy threw a stone; pebbles are rounded stones. "Dumb as a stone." Chaucer.

They had brick for stone, and slime . . . for mortar.
Gen. xi. 3.

In popular language, very large masses of stone are called rocks; small masses are called stones; and the finer kinds, gravel, or sand, or grains of sand. Stone is much and widely used in the construction of buildings of all kinds, for walls, fences, piers, abutments, arches, monuments, sculpture, and the like.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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