Gonozooid
Gonozooid Gon`o*zo"oid, n. [Gr. ? offspring + E. zooid.] (Zo["o]l.) A sexual zooid, or medusoid bud of a hydroid; a gonophore. See {Hydroidea}, and Illust. of {Campanularian}. [1913 Webster]

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