Definition of genophore in English:

genophore

noun

Biology
  • The structure that carries the genetic information of a cell, organelle, or virus; specifically the simple DNA strand of a prokaryote or plastid (as distinguished from a chromosome of a eukaryote).

Origin

1960s. From geno- + -phore.

Pronunciation

genophore

/ˈdʒiːnəfɔː//ˈdʒɛnəfɔː/