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Synonyms for gonad

a gland in which gametes (sex cells) are produced

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Key criteria included the presence of oogonia and primitive testicular tissue in the gonads of bisexual juveniles, the presence of brown body atretic structures in testes of mature sex-changed males as evidence of prior female function, and the occurrence of transitional individuals whose gonads contained both developing male and regressing female tissue types (Sadovy de Mitcheson and Liu, 2008).
Serial sections of female gonads were used to analyze the relative density of ovarian structures.
Oocyte diameter and histological examination in the gonads of Cerastoderma glaucum showed a reproductive strategy that follows a polycyclic pattern with successive spawning periods.
This special characteristic, and the possibility of self-fertilization, have encouraged detailed studies of the gonad structure of the genus Serranus (Atz, 1965; Fishelson, 1970; Reinboth, 1970; Febvre et al.
gigas, Ostrea edulis are also predominantly hermaphrodites, with the presence of both male and female gonad within each individual and the ability to change sex several times during a breeding season.
001); greater numbers of oysters with undifferentiated gonads (30%) and a green mantle (66.
There are no published reports on the histological staging of channeled or knobbed whelk gonads.
Staff at SMileS raised pounds 150 for the trust by taking part in Tinsel Tuesday - when people wear fanc dress to raise cash for the trust's Gonads Campaign.
Soder [23] in a study on gonadal development in humans have indicated that the macroscopic sexual differentiation until 42 days embryo is not visible in human and gonads in human are located in the ventromedial part of mesonephros.
In mammals, sex chromosomes (XX in female, XY in male) determine the future sex of the animal during embryonic development by establishing whether the gonads will become testes or ovaries.
OBJECTIVES: Using our previously developed organ culture system, we investigated the effects of cadmium chloride on human gonads at the beginning of fetal life, a critical stage in the development of reproductive function.
What sea creature has gonads that are a prized delicacy in Europe and the Far East?