gono-


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gono-

(word root) reproduction (sexual)
Examples of words with the root gono-: gonophore
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gono-

or gon-
pref.
Sexual; reproductive: gonophore.

[Greek, from gonos, seed, procreation; see genə- in Indo-European roots.]
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gono-

or before a vowel

gon-

combining form
(Biology) sexual or reproductive: gonorrhoea.
[New Latin, from Greek gonos seed]
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gono-

a combining form meaning “reproductive organ,” “act of reproduction”: gonophore.
[< Greek, comb. form of gónos, gonḗ seed, generation; akin to Latin genus, Skt janas]
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