[ 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.

Origin of gonium

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

Definition for gonium (2 of 2)


a combining form of gonium: archegonium.
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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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