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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Origin and Etymology of progoneate

1pro- + Greek gonē + English -ate


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