gonad

Definitions of gonad
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n a gland in which gametes (sex cells) are produced

Synonyms:
sex gland
Types:
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ovary
(vertebrates) one of usually two organs that produce ova and secrete estrogen and progesterone
ovotestis
hermaphroditic gonad that contains both testicular and ovarian tissue
cobblers
a man's testicles (from Cockney rhyming slang: cobbler's awl rhymes with ball)
undescended testicle, undescended testis
a testis that fails to move into the scrotum as the male fetus develops
Type of:
ductless gland, endocrine, endocrine gland
any of the glands of the endocrine system that secrete hormones directly into the bloodstream

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