Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A sexual zooid, or medusoid bud of a hydroid; a gonophore.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A sexual zooid, or medusoid bud of a hydroid; a gonophore. See hydroidea, and Illust. of campanularian.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of the reproductive or sexual zo√∂ids of an ascidian.
  • n. In Hydromedus√¶, same as medusoid or gonophore.

Etymologies

Ancient Greek offspring + English zooid. (Wiktionary)

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