gonidium

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gonidium (plural gonidia)

  1. (lichenology, phycology) A photosynthetic algal cell in the thallus of a lichen; a similar asexual reproductive cell in some algae.
  2. (zoology) A special groove or furrow at one or both angles of the mouth of many Anthozoa.

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