gonidium definition

  • noun:
    • An asexually produced reproductive mobile, such a zeospore, present in specific algae.
    • An algal cellular filled up with chlorophyll, created in thallus of a lichen.
    • A photosynthetic algal cellular in the thallus of a lichen; an equivalent asexual reproductive cellular in some algae
    • a particular groove or furrow at one or both perspectives of lips of numerous Anthozoa.
    • an element cellular of the yellowish green layer in certain lichens.
    • In algol., a reproductive human body produced asexually, as a tetraspore or zoƶspore.
    • In bryology, a cell filled up with granules.
    • among the green or chlorophyl-bearing aspects of lichens, usually happening inside thalli in a distinct level, but occasionally perhaps not positively arranged.

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