androgonidium

noun an·dro·go·nid·i·um

Definition of androgonidium

plural

androgonidia

\-ēə\
  1. 1 :  one of the male cells whose subsequent divisions produce spermatozoids in members of the genus Volvox

  2. 2 :  androspore 1

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Origin and Etymology of androgonidium

New Latin, from andr- + gonidium


First Known Use: 1878


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