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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gonad  \Gon"ad\,  n.;  pl  {Gonads}.  [Gr.  ?  that  which  generates.] 
  (Anat.) 
  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.  --Wiedersheim. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  gonad 
  n  :  one  of  the  two  male  reproductive  glands;  "she  kicked  him  in 
  the  balls  and  got  away"  [syn:  {testis},  {testicle},  {ball}, 
  {ballock},  {bollock},  {nut},  {egg}] 




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