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gonad Any of the usually paired organs in animals that produce reproductive cells (gametes). The most important gonads are the male testis, which produces spermatozoa, and the female ovary, which produces ova (egg cells). The gonads also produce hormones that control secondary sexual characteristics.

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gonad Primary reproductive organ of male and female animals, in which develop the gametes or sex cells. Thus, the gonad in the male is a testis and in the female an ovary. Hermaphrodite animals possess both types.

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go·nad / ˈgōnad/ • n. Physiol. & Zool. an organ that produces gametes; a testis or ovary. DERIVATIVES: go·nad·al / gōˈnadl/ adj.

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gonad (goh-nad) n. a male or female reproductive organ, which produces the gametes. See ovary, testis.

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gonad A sex gland in which spermatozoa or ova are formed. See OVARY; OVUM; SPERMATOZOON; TESTIS.

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