Examples from the Web for gonad
To this category will belong the oviducts in Teleostean fishes and probably the gonad ducts in several groups of invertebrates.
The gonad itself appears to represent a single median or bilateral organ.
The gonad is the part most affected; so much so that most authors have interpreted it as testis.The Organism as a Whole|Jacques Loeb
The essential reproductive organ or gonad consists of both ovarian and testicular cells (see fig. 42).
This fact led Cuvier erroneously to the belief that a duct existed leading from the gonad to this papilla.
British Dictionary definitions for gonad
Word Origin for gonad
Word Origin and History for gonad
1880, from Modern Latin gonas (plural gonades), coined from Greek gone, gonos "seed, act of generation, race, family," from gignesthai "be born," related to genos "race, birth, descent" (see genus). Related: gonads.