opisthogoneate

adjective opis·tho·go·ne·ate

Definition of opisthogoneate

  1. 1 :  having the genital opening near the hind end of the body —distinguished from progoneate

  2. 2 [New Latin Opisthogoneata] :  of or relating to the Opisthogoneata

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Origin and Etymology of opisthogoneate

opisth- + Greek gonē + English -ate


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