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gonangium

[goh-nan-jee-uh m]
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.
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Origin of gonangium

1870–75; < New Latin, equivalent to gon- gon- + Greek angeîon vessel, reservoir; see -ium
Related formsgo·nan·gi·al, adjective
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