[ goh-nee-uh m ]
/ ˈgoʊ ni əm /
noun, plural go·ni·a [goh-nee-uh] /ˈgoʊ ni ə/. Cell Biology.
the germ cell during the phase marked by mitosis.
Words nearby gonium
Definition for gonium (2 of 2)
a combining form of gonium: archegonium.
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Examples from the Web for gonium
My mind swept back over evolution from star-dust to Kartabo compound, from Gonium to man, and to these leaf-cutting ants.Edge of the Jungle|William Beebe
This dust-like appearance consists nearly exclusively of species of the most beautiful colors, such as Pandorina, Gonium, &c.
British Dictionary definitions for gonium
n combining form
indicating a seed or reproductive cellarchegonium
Word Origin for -gonium
from New Latin gonium, from Greek gonos seed
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