Definition of Gonidium. Meaning of Gonidium. Synonyms of Gonidium

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Definition of Gonidium

Gonidium Go*nid"i*um, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ?, dim. of ? angle.] (Zool.) A special groove or furrow at one or both angles of the mouth of many Anthozoa.
Gonidium Go*nid"i*um, n.; pl. Gonidia. [NL., fr. Gr. ? that which generates.] (Bot.) A component cell of the yellowish green layer in certain lichens.

Meaning of Gonidium from wikipedia

- A gonidium (plural gonidia) is an a****ual reproductive cell or group of cells, especially in algae. "Gonidia - Definition and More from the Merriam-Webster...
- reproduction. Three key genes are known to play significant roles in the somatic-gonidium dichotomy: glsA (gonidialess A); regA (regenerator A); and lag (late gonidia)...