Gonangium
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 — Gonotheca Gon o*the ca, n.; pl. {Gonothec?}. [NL., fr. Gr. ? offspring + ? box.] (Zo[ o]l.) A capsule developed on certain hydroids ({Thecaphora}), inclosing the blastostyle upon which the medusoid buds or gonophores are developed; called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gonangium — n. [Gr. gone, that which produces seed; angeion, capsule] (CNIDARIA: Hydrozoa) In colonials, the gonotheca and enclosed blastostyle with gonophores …   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

  • gonangium — noun A capsule which encloses the blastostyle of some hydroids Syn: gonotheca, teleophore …   Wiktionary

  • gonangium — go·nan·gi·um …   English syllables

  • gonangium — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gonangia — 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

  • gonangial — (ˈ)gō|nanjēəl adjective Etymology: New Latin gonangium + English al : of or relating to a gonangium …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gonothec — Gonotheca Gon o*the ca, n.; pl. {Gonothec?}. [NL., fr. Gr. ? offspring + ? box.] (Zo[ o]l.) A capsule developed on certain hydroids ({Thecaphora}), inclosing the blastostyle upon which the medusoid buds or gonophores are developed; called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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