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

Definition of progoneate

  1. 1 :  having the genital opening placed near the anterior part of the body —distinguished from opisthogoneate

  2. 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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to cast off or become cast off

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