Gonophore

Gon"o*phore

(?), n. [Gr. offspring, seed + fe`rein to bear.] 1. (Zol.) 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.
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2. (Bot.) A lengthened receptacle, bearing the stamens and carpels in a conspicuous manner.

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Gon`or*rhe"a

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Gon`or*rh"a

} (?), n. [L. gonorrhoea, Gr. ; that which begets, semen, the genitals + to flow: cf. F. gonorrhe.] (Med.) A contagious inflammatory disease of the genitourinary tract, affecting especially the urethra and vagina, and characterized by a mucopurulent discharge, pain in urination, and chordee; clap.

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Gon`or*rhe"al

,

Gon`or*rh"al

} (?), a. (Med.) Of or pertaining to gonorrhea; as, gonorrheal rheumatism.
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