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[goh-nee-uh m] /ˈgoʊ ni əm/
noun, plural gonia
[goh-nee-uh] /ˈgoʊ ni ə/ (Show IPA).
Cell Biology.
the germ cell during the phase marked by mitosis.
Origin of gonium
< New Latin; see gon-, -ium


a combining form of gonium:
archegonium. Unabridged
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combining form
indicating a seed or reproductive cell: archegonium
Word Origin
from New Latin gonium, from Greek gonos seed
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