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ovotestis

[oh-vuh-tes-tis] /ˌoʊ vəˈtɛs tɪs/
noun, plural ovotestes
[oh-vuh-tes-teez] /ˌoʊ vəˈtɛs tiz/ (Show IPA).
Zoology
1.
the hermaphroditic reproductive organ of some gastropods, containing both an ovary and a testis.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; ovo- (irregular for ovi-) + testis
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British Dictionary definitions for ovotestis

ovotestis

/ˌəʊvəʊˈtɛstɪs/
noun (pl) -tes (-tiːz)
1.
the reproductive organ of snails, which produces both ova and spermatozoa
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ovotestis in Medicine

ovotestis o·vo·tes·tis (ō'vō-těs'tĭs)
n. pl. o·vo·tes·tes (-tēz')
A hermaphroditic reproductive organ that produces both sperm and eggs, found in certain gastropods.

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