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Definition of the noun gonad

What does gonad mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: gonads

  1. a gland in which gametes (sex cells) are produced
    • lexical domain: Body Parts - nouns denoting body parts
    • synonym of gonad: sex gland
    • more generic terms: ductless gland / endocrine / endocrine gland = any of the glands of the endocrine system that secrete hormones directly into the bloodstream
    • more specific words:
      • ovary = one of usually two organs that produce ova and secrete estrogen and progesterone
      • ovotestis = hermaphroditic gonad that contains both testicular and ovarian tissue
      • testicle / ballock / bollock / orchis / testis / ball / egg / nut = one of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens

Alternative definition of the noun gonad

noun

  1. [anatomy] A sex organ that produces gametes; specifically, a testicle or ovary.
  2. (slang, used only in plural 'gonads') The testicles.

Place

GONAD is an Aviation waypoint.

  • also known as GONAD fix, waypoint GONAD, GONAD waypoint, fix GONAD

Miscellanea

Gonad: The gamete-producing tissues, ovary or testis.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Gonad

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Google previewA Treatise on Zoology (1901)

by Sir Edwin Ray Lankester

The female gonad is an ovary ; the female pore in front of the male pore. Macrostoma, E. v. B. (Fig. III. 2) ; M. Lemanus, Dupl., is lacustrine ; Omalostoma, ...

Google previewIntroduction to Veterinary Anatomy and Physiology (2009)

by Victoria Aspinall, Melanie Cappello

the male gonad is the testis, responsible for spermatogenesis and the secretion of testosterone. the male reproductive tract conducts the sperm from • the testis into the female reproductive tract during mating. the female gonad is the ovary, ...

Google previewMedical Terminology, Language for Healthcare (2016)

by CTI Reviews

The Gonad is the organ that makes gametes. The Gonads in males are the testes and the Gonads in females are the ovaries. The product, gametes, are haploid germ cells. A Hormone is a chemical released by one or more The Female ...

Google previewAccess to Health (2016)

by CTI Reviews

The Gonad is the organ that makes gametes. The Gonads in males are the testes and the Gonads in females are the ovaries. The product, gametes, are haploid germ cells. Secondary sex characteristics are traits that distinguish the two sexes ...

Google previewReproductive Biology of Teleost Fishes (2014)

by Robert J. Wootton, Carl Smith

Initially, the gonad is an ovary, with no visible testis tissue, and after maturation it is a functional ovary. During the sex change, seminiferous lobules develop, which completely obliterate the ovarian tissue. During the ovarian phase, somatic ...

Google previewVander's Human Physiology, The Mechanisms of Body Function (2016)

Medicine, Human anatomy by CTI Reviews

The Gonad is the organ that makes gametes. The Gonads in males are the testes and the Gonads in females are the ovaries. The product, gametes, are haploid germ cells. Sex steroids are steroid hormones that interact with vertebrate ...

Google previewTransformations, Women, Gender and Psychology (2016)

Psychology, Social psychology by CTI Reviews

The gonad is the organ that makes gametes. The gonads in males are the testicles and the gonads in females are the ovaries. The product, gametes, are haploid germ cells. Testosterone is a steroid hormone from the androgen group and is ...

Google previewAn Invitation to Health, Choosing to Change (2016)

by CTI Reviews

The Gonad is the organ that makes gametes. The Gonads in males are the testes and the Gonads in females are the ovaries. The product, gametes, are haploid germ cells. The XX/XY sexdetermination system is one of the most familiar ...

Google previewKnobil and Neill's Physiology of Reproduction (2014)

by Tony M. Plant, Anthony J. Zeleznik

The fetal gonad is a dynamic organ with many critical events, such as primordial germ cell proliferation, sex determination, meiosis, and epigenetic reprogramming, occurring during development. Fetal exposure to environmental toxins, mainly ...

Google previewPsychology, Making Connections (2016)

Psychology, Psychology by CTI Reviews

The gonad is the organ that makes gametes. The gonads in males are the testicles and the gonads in females are the ovaries. The product, gametes, are haploid germ cells. Menarche is the first menstrual cycle, or first menstrual bleeding, ...

Google previewEssentials of Anatomy and Physiology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

The Gonad is the organ that makes gametes. The Gonads in males are the testes and the Gonads in females are the ovaries. The product, gametes, are haploid germ cells. The cremaster muscle is a muscle that covers the testis. Contraction ...

Google previewIntroduction to the Human Body (2016)

by CTI Reviews

The Gonad is the organ that makes gametes. The Gonads in males are the testes and the Gonads in females are the ovaries. The product, gametes, are haploid germ cells. The Reproductive system is a system of organs within an organism ...

Google previewAnatomy and Physiology (2016)

Medicine, Internal medicine by CTI Reviews

The gonad is the organ that makes gametes.

Google previewBlackwell's Nursing Dictionary (2013)

by Dawn Freshwater, Sian Masiln-Prothero

gonad (go' - nad): One of the essential sex glands of the male or female. See OVARY, TESTIS .

Google previewMidline Medical Dictionary (2002)

by P. S. Rawat

&RTRf a Gonad. A male or female sex gland; an organ that produces sex cells, the testis or ovary. GT THuf>{; Rafaws; STTTE Gonadal. Relating to a gonad.

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Biology (2009)

by Robert Hine, Daintith

gonad /gon-ad, goh-nad/ The reproductive organ of animals. It produces the sex cells (gametes) and sometimes hormones. The female gonad, the ovary, produces ova; the male gonad, the testis, produces ...

Google previewAustralian Nurses' Dictionary (2012)

by Jennie King, Rhonda Hawley

gonad ('gohnad, 'gonad) a reproductive gland; the testicle or ovary. gonadotrophic ...

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