variant of gono- before a vowel: gonidium.
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Definition for gon- (2 of 2)
a combining form meaning “angled,” “angular,” used in the formation of compound words: polygon; pentagon.
Origin of -gon
<Greek -gōnos, derivative of gōnía angle, akin to gónyknee
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British Dictionary definitions for gon- (1 of 2)
a variant of gono- gonidium
British Dictionary definitions for gon- (2 of 2)
n combining form
indicating a figure having a specified number of anglespentagon
Word Origin for -gon
from Greek -gōnon, from gōnia angle
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Medical definitions for gon-
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