gonotheca

[ gon-uh-thee-kuh ]

noun,plural gon·o·the·cae [gon-uh-thee-see]. /ˌgɒn əˈθi si/. Zoology.
  1. the part of the perisarc covering a gonangium.

Origin of gonotheca

1
First recorded in 1860–65; gono- + theca

Other words from gonotheca

  • gon·o·the·cal, adjective

Words Nearby gonotheca

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