Definition of Gonads

1. Noun. (plural of gonad) ¹



2. Noun. (slang) testicles ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gonads

1. gonad [n] - See also: gonad

Medical Definition of Gonads

1. The gamete-producing glands, ovary or testis. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gonads

gonadotrophic cycle
gonadotrophic hormone
gonadotrophin
gonadotrophin-producing adenoma
gonadotrophin-releasing hormone
gonadotrophins
gonadotrophs
gonadotropic
gonadotropic hormone
gonadotropin
gonadotropin-producing adenoma
gonadotropin-releasing factor
gonadotropin-releasing hormone
gonadotropinic
gonadotropins
gonads (current term)
gonaduct
gonakie
gonakies
gonalgia
gonane
gonanes
gonangia
gonangium
gonarthritis
gonarthrotomy
gonatagra
gonatocele
goncalo alves
gonch

Literary usage of Gonads

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1. Text-book of Comparative Anatomy by Arnold Lang, Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel (1896)
"The gonads are simple or branched sacs of various shapes which project into the ... At the posterior end of each row of gonads, a constant formation of new ..."

2. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans G√ľnther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"States of Over-function of the gonads ... there are cases that at present must he regarded as primary disturbances in the gonads that lead to ..."

3. The coral Siderastrea radians and its postlarval development by J[ames] E[dwin] Duerden (1904)
"gonads. Among all the polyps which have been examined anatomically ova only have been found to occur. The polyps studied were taken from colonies other than ..."

4. Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates by Robert Wiedersheim (1907)
"The gonads ("Generative Glands"). The sexual cells, which give rise to the ova and ... Primitively the gonads had a segmental arrangement, and extended ..."

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