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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 gravimetric method was used to calculate total fecundity (F) and relative fecundity (Fr) using the weight of 45 females in phase V of gonadic maturity.
The gonad is covered with a cubical to low columnar epithelium, under which lies a muscle/ connective tissue layer, from which projects septa of connective tissue toward a common gonadic cavity.
Gonadic function in workmen with long-term exposure to microwaves.
Newman is at his most frisky when he reads Trumbo's letter to his college-age son singing the praises of physical self-gratification, referring to the father's own skills as "a penile virtuoso, a gonadic prodigy, a spermatiferous thunderbolt, a masturbator's masturbator.
Gonadic changes at histological level of Rangia cuneata (Gray, 1831) in Pom, Campeche, Mexico (Mollusca: Bivalvia).
They explained that mature animals would move more extensively to reach the warmest seasonal temperature to maximize their degree-days (the accumulative sum of daily mean temperatures recorded above 0[degrees]C) needed for somatic and gonadic development.
Likewise, the gonadic index strongly decreases during June-July and until September, which was also related to a spawning event and posterior regression of the gonads.
Gonadosomatic index (IGS, A) and gonadic index (IG, B) in female and males of Pseudocurimata lineopunctata, captured in Anchicaya river, Valle del Cauca, Colombia.