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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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In the early stage of development, a small group of cells, called the "indifferent gonads," begin to form.
(2) Histologically, the poorly differentiated tumors resemble the indifferent gonad; these tumors may have a sarcomatous appearance.
Genital ridges are transformed into the rod-shaped structures called "indifferent gonads or undifferentiated gonads." Both left and right indifferent gonads were situated at the medioventral part of the mesonephroi (Figure 3(a)).