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gonophore

[gon-uh-fawr, -fohr] /ˈgɒn əˌfɔr, -ˌfoʊr/
noun, Zoology
1.
an asexually produced bud in hydrozoans that gives rise to the equivalent of a medusa.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; gono- + -phore
Related forms
gonophoric
[gon-uh-fawr-ik, -for-] /ˌgɒn əˈfɔr ɪk, -ˈfɒr-/ (Show IPA),
gonophorous
[goh-nof-er-uh s] /goʊˈnɒf ər əs/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for gonophore

gonophore

/ˈɡɒnəʊˌfɔː/
noun
1.
(zoology) a polyp in certain coelenterates that bears gonads
2.
(botany) an elongated structure in certain flowers that bears the stamens and pistil above the level of the other flower parts
Derived Forms
gonophoric (ˌɡɒnəʊˈfɒrɪk), gonophorous (ɡəʊˈnɒfərəs) adjective
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gonophore in Medicine

gonophore gon·o·phore (gŏn'ə-fôr')
n.
A structure, such as an oviduct, that stores or conducts sex cells.

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gonophore in Science
gonophore
  (gŏn'ə-fôr')   
A structure bearing or consisting of a reproductive organ or part, such as the one of the buds that produce sperm or eggs on a cnidarian polyp.
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