Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One of the reproductive or sexual zoöids of an ascidian.
  • noun In Hydromedusæ, same as medusoid or gonophore.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) A sexual zooid, or medusoid bud of a hydroid; a gonophore. See hydroidea, and Illust. of campanularian.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek offspring + English zooid.

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