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Definition of gonad noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

gonad

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈɡəʊnæd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡoʊnæd//
 
(anatomy)
 
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a male sex organ that produces sperm; a female sex organ that produces eggs Word Origin late 19th cent.: from modern Latin gonades, plural of gonas, from Greek gonē ‘generation, seed’.
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