Gonads


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gonads

The sex glands. The gonads are the ovaries in the female, that produce eggs (ova) and the testicles in the male, that produce sperms (spermatozoa). Both also produce sex hormones.

Gonads

Glands that make sex hormones and reproductive cells-testes in the male, ovaries in the female.
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Both left and right lobes of gonads were either dissected from freshly caught specimens aboard the research ship or from iced fresh fish (commercial specimens) at a shore laboratory in Honolulu.
After 10 days in formalin, gonads were washed in phosphate-buffered saline solution (PBS), dehydrated in a graded series of ethanol solutions, and embedded into paraffin.
New sequences of gonad restoration and spawning occurred again in some cockles in the spring, but most of them reabsorbed their gonads concurrently with development of storage tissue, and a new gametogenic cycle started by late spring (May to June).
We analyzed a subsample of livers (n = 97) and gonads (n = 98) for 18 chlorinated pesticides and 28 PCB congeners (Appendix 1).
Histological analysis and quantitative analysis of gonad using a gonad filling index allowed for determination of sex ratios and staging of gametogenesis.
Philometra saltatrix was identified in the gonads of female fish ranging in size from 363 to 815 mm (FL) in both NC and NY samples.
wastewater effluents and exposed wild roach at two life stages: during early life and development of the gonads (from fertilization up to 300 days post-hatch) and as adults producing germ cells following annual spawning.
Danny Tiatto dived in studs first at the gonads of Blackburn's David Thompson, and Manchester City manager Keegan did not pretend he didn't see "the incident".
How much does it cost to test gonads for amnesic shellfish poisoning?
The answer is that the Japanese desire for sea urchin roe as sushi - actually, what is eaten are the gonads - is bringing California fishermen in excess of $22 million a year, according to the California Department of Fish and Game.
This, in turn, shuts down the production of estrogen and testosterone in the gonads (a biological blocking which is reversible in males and females).