Gonad

  • (noun): A gland in which gametes (sex cells) are produced.
    Synonyms: sex gland

Some articles on gonad, gonads:

Aorta-gonad-mesonephros
... The aorta-gonad-mesonephros is a region of embryonic mesoderm that develops during embryonic development from the para-aortic splanchnopleura in chick, mouse and human ... The aorta-gonad-mesonephros (AGM) lies between the notochord and the somatic mesoderm and extends from the umbilicus to the anterior limb bud of the embryo ... The aorta gonad mesonephros region contains the dorsal aorta, genital ridges and mesonephros ...
Aorta-gonad-mesonephros - Function
... The most significant function of the aorta gonad mesonephros region is its role in definitive haematopoiesis ... The aorta gonad mesonephros region has been shown to harbour multipotent hematopoietic colony-forming unit-spleen (CFU-S) progenitor cells and ... haematopoietic site, the number of CFU-S was much greater in the aorta gonad mesonephros region ...
Splenogonadal Fusion
... an abnormal connection between the spleen and the gonad ... classified into two types continuous, where there is a direct connection between spleen and gonad and discontinuous, where ectopic splenic tissue is attached to the ...
FSH-receptor
... pathway • spermatogenesis • female gamete generation • gonad development • male gonad development • female gonad development • regulation of chromosome organization • spermatogenesis, exchange of ...
Buster Gonad
... Buster Gonad is the name of a cartoon character in the British comic Viz ... During a storm, Buster's gonads were zapped by cosmic rays which enlarged them to an enormous size ... Buster's gonads are so large, that he needs a wheelbarrow to carry them around ...