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  • n. the protective covering of a gonangium

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A capsule developed on certain hydroids (Thecaphora), inclosing the blastostyle upon which the medusoid buds or gonophores are developed; -- called also gonangium, and teleophore. See hydroidea, and Illust. of campanularian.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The chitinous receptacle within which the gonophores of certain hydrozoans are produced: same as gonangium.


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