rhombogen

noun rhom·bo·gen \ˈrämbəjə̇n, -ˌjen\
variants: or

rhombogene

\-ˌjēn\

Definition of rhombogen

plural

-s

  1. :  the form of a mesozoan of the order Dicyemida that occurs in the sexually mature host, arises from a final generation of nematogens, and gives rise to free-swimming ciliated larvae — compare infusorigen

rhombogenic

\¦rämbə¦jenik\ adjective

rhombogenous

\(ˈ)räm¦bäjənəs\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of rhombogen

rhomb- + -gen, -gene


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