gonangium

noun
go·​nan·​gi·​um | \ -ēəm \
plural gonangia\ -​ēə \ or gonangiums

Definition of gonangium

1 : a reproductive member of a hydrozoan colony producing gonophores or medusa buds

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History and Etymology for gonangium

New Latin, from gon- + -angium

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“Gonangium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gonangium. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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