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  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. 




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