Definition of oogoniol in US English:

oogoniol

noun

Biochemistry
  • A steroid hormone produced by male hyphae of several filamentous fungi of the genus Achlya, which stimulates female hyphae to produce oogonia.

Origin

1970s. From oogonium + -ol, after antheridiol.

Pronunciation

oogoniol

/əʊə(ʊ)ˈɡəʊnɪɒl/