adj. [Gr. dis, twice; gone, seed]
Sperm and ova are produced in separate gonads of the same individual; see syngonic, amphigonic.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • spermagonium — n.; pl. ia [Gr. sperma, seed; gonos, offspring] (NEMATA) The sperm producing structure of a digonic female …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • syngonic — adj. [Gr. syn, together; gone, seed] The production of both sperm and eggs by the same gonad; hermaphroditic reproduction; see digonic, amphigonic …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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