[ goh-nan-jee-uhm ]

noun,plural go·nan·gi·a [goh-nan-jee-uh], /goʊˈnæn dʒi ə/, go·nan·gi·ums.
  1. a reproductive polyp of a colonial hydroid, giving rise asexually to medusa buds.

Origin of gonangium

1870–75; <New Latin, equivalent to gon-gon- + Greek angeîon vessel, reservoir; see -ium

Other words from gonangium

  • go·nan·gi·al, adjective

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