plural noun

in some classifications
: an order of Nematoda comprising forms in which new germ cells originate only at the distal end of the gonad compare hologonia
¦⸗⸗¦gänik -¦gōn-

Word History


New Latin, from tel- entry 2 + -gonia (from Greek gonos offspring, procreation, genitals)

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“Telogonia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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