noun Oe·do·go·ni·um

Definition of Oedogonium

  1. :  a genus (the type of the family Oedogoniaceae) of freshwater green algae that have long unbranched filaments usually free-floating when mature but attached by special basal cells when young

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Origin and Etymology of oedogonium

New Latin, from Greek oidos swelling, tumor + gonos offspring, seed + New Latin -ium — more at atter, gon-

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