gonad go·nad (gō'nād')
An organ that produces gametes, especially a testis or an ovary.
|gonad (gō'nād') Pronunciation Key
An organ in animals that produces reproductive cells (gametes). The ovary and testis are gonads.
in zoology, primary reproductive gland that produces reproductive cells (gametes). In males the gonads are called testes; the gonads in females are called ovaries. (see ovary; testis).
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