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

First recorded in 1860–65; gono- + theca
Related formsgon·o·the·cal, adjective
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