gonotheca

[ gon-uh-thee-kuh ]
/ ˌgɒn əˈθi kə /

noun, plural gon·o·the·cae [gon-uh-thee-see] /ˌgɒn əˈθi si/. Zoology.

the part of the perisarc covering a gonangium.

Nearby words

  1. gonopore,
  2. gonorrhea,
  3. gonorrheal ophthalmia,
  4. gonorrhoea,
  5. gonosome,
  6. gonsalves,
  7. gonyaulax,
  8. gonyaulax catanella,
  9. gonycampsis,
  10. gonys

Origin of gonotheca

First recorded in 1860–65; gono- + theca

Related formsgon·o·the·cal, adjective

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