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1. gonad

noun. ['ˈgoʊnæd'] a gland in which gametes (sex cells) are produced.

Synonyms

  • nut
  • testicle
  • ovary
  • ballock
  • ductless gland
  • orchis
  • endocrine gland
  • bollock
  • endocrine
  • sex gland
  • testis
  • ovotestis
  • egg

Antonyms

  • spread
  • exocrine

Etymology

  • γονή (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Gonad

  • monad

Example sentences of the word gonad


1. Noun, singular or mass
Lift away the intestine and remove a thin section of the gonad.

2. Adjective
Males produce sperm and females create eggs, so the gonad structures of the two genders are distinct.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
The body type diet claims gonad types are the most suited of all body types for a vegetarian lifestyle.

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