gonoecium

noun
go·​noe·​ci·​um
variants: or less commonly gonecium \ gəˈnēs(h)ēəm , gäˈ-​ , gōˈ-​ \
plural gonoecia\ -​ēə \

Definition of gonoecium

: one of the modified reproductive zooecia of a bryozoan

History and Etymology for gonoecium

New Latin, from gon- + Greek oikia house + New Latin -ium

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“Gonoecium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gonoecium. Accessed 3 Oct. 2022.

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