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gonium

[ goh-nee-uhm ]
/ ˈgoʊ ni əm /
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noun, plural go·ni·a [goh-nee-uh]. /ˈgoʊ ni ə/. Cell Biology.
the germ cell during the phase marked by mitosis.
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Origin of gonium

From New Latin; see origin at gon-, -ium

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Other definitions for gonium (2 of 2)

-gonium

a combining form of gonium: archegonium.
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British Dictionary definitions for gonium

-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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