Per"i*gone (?), n. [Pref. peri- + Gr. productive organs.]

1. Bot. (a)

Any organ inclosing the essential organs of a flower; a perianth.

(b)

In mosses, the involucral bracts of a male flower.

2. Zool.

A sac which surrounds the generative bodies in the gonophore of a hydroid.

 

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