gonophore

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gon·o·phore

 (gŏn′ə-fôr′)
n.
A reproductive structure that forms on a hydrozoan polyp.

gon′o·pho′ric (-fôr′ĭk), go·noph′o·rous (gə-nŏf′ər-əs) adj.

gonophore

(ˈɡɒnəʊˌfɔː)
n
1. (Zoology) zoology a polyp in certain coelenterates that bears gonads
2. (Botany) botany an elongated structure in certain flowers that bears the stamens and pistil above the level of the other flower parts
gonophoric, gonophorous adj

gon•o•phore

(ˈgɒn əˌfɔr, -ˌfoʊr)

n.
an asexually produced bud in hydrozoans that gives rise to the equivalent of a medusa.
[1825–35]
gon`o•phor′ic (-ˈfɔr ɪk, -ˈfɒr-) go•noph•o•rous (goʊˈnɒf ər əs) adj.