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a gonad containing both testicular and ovarian tissue.
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Gonad in which both testicular and ovarian components are present; a form of hermaphroditism.
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n. pl. ovotes·tes (-tēz′)
A reproductive organ that releases both eggs and sperm or that contains both ovarian and testicular tissue.
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o·vo·tes·tis, pl. ovotestes (ō'vō-tes'tis, -tēz)
Gonad in which both testicular and ovarian components are present; present in some true hermaphrodites.
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ovotestisthe organ of some HERMAPHRODITES (2), that functions both as a testis and as an ovary, as in snails.
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