progoneate

adjective
pro·​go·​ne·​ate | \ prōˈgōnēə̇t, -ēˌāt \

Definition of progoneate

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

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History and Etymology for progoneate

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 27 Jun. 2022.

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