Definition of androgonidium
1 : one of the male cells whose subsequent divisions produce spermatozoids in members of the genus Volvox
2 : androspore 1
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Origin and Etymology of androgonidium
New Latin, from andr- + gonidium
First Known Use: 1878See Words from the same year
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