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gonopodium

[gon-uh-poh-dee-uh m] /ˌgɒn əˈpoʊ di əm/
noun, plural gonopodia
[gon-uh-poh-dee-uh] /ˌgɒn əˈpoʊ di ə/ (Show IPA).
Ichthyology
1.
the modified anal fin of a male poeciliid fish, serving as an organ of copulation.
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gonopodial, adjective
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