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gonad

an animal organ in which gametes are produced, such as a testis or an ovary

gonad

[′gō‚nad]
(anatomy)
A primary sex gland; an ovary or a testis.
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The frequency of ovotesticular DSDs is 1: 100,000 live births and that of testicular or mixed gonadal dysgenesis is 1: 10,0009.
2008), and the P450arom gene has been shown to be related to sex differentiation as well as gonadal development in teleost fish (Fukada et al.
Approximately 1% of females experience premature ovarian insufficiency, which can be diagnosed as early as age 14 years and should be suspected in a patient with a uterus but without breasts who has low estradiol levels, CNS failure identified by a high FSH level, and gonadal failure.
The gonadal tissue of each specimen was processed using conventional histological methods.
Keywords * Genetic translocation * Gonadal dysgenesis * Turner syndrome
Se disecto una fraccion de la glandula digestiva con tejido gonadal y se sumergio en fijador fresco por 48 h y se procesaron por la tecnica convencional de corte y tincion (HE) para microscopia de luz (Shaw & Battle, 1957).
True hermaphroditism is rarely associated with gonadal tumours (4.
In contrast to the acute effects of reproductive hormones on mood in cycling women, the article highlights a potential neuroprotective effect of gonadal steroids on mood that is delayed and extends into the stable hypoestrogenic and hypoprogestinemic environment of the postmenopause.
La talla de madurez gonadal se estimo, en el alto rio Meta en 127 cm LS para hembras y en 107 cm LS para los machos (2).
However, some authors have questioned this classification and proposed a different classification based on type of gonadal tissue [6-9].
5 IU/L and an oestradiol level of <73 pmol/L, in keeping with primary gonadal failure.