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ˈgoʊ næd, ˈgɒn ædgo·nad

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gonad, sex gland(noun)

    a gland in which gametes (sex cells) are produced

Wiktionary

  1. gonad(Noun)

    A sex organ that produces gametes; specifically, a testicle or ovary.

    Etymology: γονή, from γίγνεσθαι.

  2. gonad(Noun)

    The testicles.

    Etymology: γονή, from γίγνεσθαι.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gonad(noun)

    one of the masses of generative tissue primitively alike in both sexes, but giving rise to either an ovary or a testis; a generative gland; a germ gland

    Etymology: [Gr. that which generates.]

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  1. Gonad

    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. For example, spermatozoon and egg cells are gametes.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Gonad

    gon′ad, n. (biol.) a mass of undifferentiated generative tissue.

Anagrams for gonad »

  1. Dagon

  2. donga

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gonad in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gonad in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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