reproductive organ


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reproductive organ

Any organ concerned with the production of offspring. These include the primary organs (testes and ovaries) and accessory structures (penis and spermatic cord in the male and fallopian tubes, uterus, and vagina in the female).
Synonym: sex organ
See also: organ
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