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Definition of Gonads

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sex gland
Gonads Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
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gonads
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Australian Slang
(pl. n.) testicles
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. a gland in which gametes (sex cells) are produced
(synonym) sex gland
(hypernym) endocrine gland, endocrine, ductless gland
(hyponym) ovary
Gonads Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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A gonad or sex gland or reproductive gland is an endocrine gland that produces the gametes (germ cells) of an organism. In the female of the species the reproductive cells are the egg cells, and in the male the reproductive cells are the sperm. The male gonad, the testicle, produces sperm in the form of spermatozoa. The female gonad, the ovary, produces egg cells. Both of these gametes, are haploid germ cells.

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