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[gon-uh-fawr, -fohr] /ˈgɒn əˌfɔr, -ˌfoʊr/

noun, Zoology.
an asexually produced bud in hydrozoans that gives rise to the equivalent of a medusa.
(zoology) a polyp in certain coelenterates that bears gonads
(botany) an elongated structure in certain flowers that bears the stamens and pistil above the level of the other flower parts

gonophore gon·o·phore (gŏn’ə-fôr’)
A structure, such as an oviduct, that stores or conducts sex cells.
A structure bearing or consisting of a reproductive organ or part, such as the one of the buds that produce sperm or eggs on a cnidarian polyp.


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