progoneate

adjective

pro·​go·​ne·​ate
prōˈgōnēə̇t,
-ēˌāt
1
: having the genital opening placed near the anterior part of the body
distinguished from opisthogoneate
2
[New Latin Progoneata] : of or relating to the Progoneata

Word History

Etymology

pro- entry 1 + Greek gonē + English -ate

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“Progoneate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/progoneate. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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