Gonangia
Gonangium Go`nan*gi"um, n.; pl. L. {Gonangia}, E. {Gonangiums}. [NL., fr. Gr. ? offspring + ? vessel.] (Zo["o]l.) See {Gonotheca}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Gonangium — Go nan*gi um, n.; pl. L. {Gonangia}, E. {Gonangiums}. [NL., fr. Gr. ? offspring + ? vessel.] (Zo[ o]l.) See {Gonotheca}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gonangiums — Gonangium Go nan*gi um, n.; pl. L. {Gonangia}, E. {Gonangiums}. [NL., fr. Gr. ? offspring + ? vessel.] (Zo[ o]l.) See {Gonotheca}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • corbula — n. [L. corbula, little basket] (CNIDARIA: Hydrozoa) A phylactocarp with leaflike protective branches arching over the enclosed gonangia …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • phylactocarps — n. pl. [Gr. phylax, guard; karpos, fruit] (CNIDARIA: Hydrozoa) Protective modifications for the gonangia of Hydroida; see corbula …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • gonangium — gonangial, adj. /goh nan jee euhm/, n., pl. gonangia / jee euh/, gonangiums. a reproductive polyp of a colonial hydroid, giving rise asexually to medusa buds. [1870 75; < NL, equiv. to gon GON + Gk angeîon vessel, reservoir; see IUM] * * * …   Universalium

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