gonimoblast

noun gon·i·mo·blast \ˈgänəmōˌblast\

Definition of gonimoblast

  1. :  one of the sporogenous filaments which arise from the fertilized carpogonium in most red algae; also :  the aggregation of such filaments

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Origin and Etymology of gonimoblast

Greek gonimos productive (from stem of gignesthai to be born) + English -blast — more at kin


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