plural noun Telo·go·nia

Definition of Telogonia

in some classifications

  1. :  an order of Nematoda comprising forms in which new germ cells originate only at the distal end of the gonad — compare hologonia



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Origin and Etymology of telogonia

New Latin, from 2tel- + -gonia (from Greek gonos offspring, procreation, genitals) — more at gon-

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