plural noun
Hol·​o·​go·​nia | \ ˌhäləˈgōnēə, ˌhōl- \

Definition of Hologonia

in some classifications
: an order of Nematoda comprising forms in which the germinal area extends the whole length of the gonad — compare telogonia

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Other Words from Hologonia

hologonic \ ¦⸗⸗¦gänik \ adjective

History and Etymology for Hologonia

New Latin, from hol- + -gonia (from Greek gonos offspring, procreation, genitals)

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“Hologonia.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hologonia. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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