gonidium

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noun go·nid·i·um \gō-ˈni-dē-əm\

Definition of gonidium

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  1. :  an asexual reproductive cell or group of cells especially in algae (as volvox)

Origin and Etymology of gonidium

New Latin, from gon- + -idium


First Known Use: 1882


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