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gonotheca

[gon-uh-thee-kuh] /ˌgɒn əˈθi kə/
noun, plural gonothecae
[gon-uh-thee-see] /ˌgɒn əˈθi si/ (Show IPA).
Zoology
1.
the part of the perisarc covering a gonangium.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; gono- + theca
Related forms
gonothecal, adjective
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