gonophore


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gonophore \Gon"o*phore\, n. [Gr. ? offspring, seed + fe`rein to
   bear.]
   1. (Zool.) A sexual zooid produced as a medusoid bud upon a
      hydroid, sometimes becoming a free hydromedusa, sometimes
      remaining attached. See Hydroidea, and Illusts. of
      Athecata, Campanularian, and Gonosome.
      [1913 Webster]

   2. (Bot.) A lengthened receptacle, bearing the stamens and
      carpels in a conspicuous manner.
      [1913 Webster] gonorrhea
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