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gonad

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Birth, Biology, Human
gonadgo‧nad /ˈɡəʊnæd $ ˈɡoʊ-/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 technicalMBHB the male or female sex organ in which the sperm or eggs are produced
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gonadNumber one I d aim a boot at his gonads.When the creature matures, the parasitic sperm cells eat out its gonads and replace them with themselves.Most but not all have their male gonads removed-without explanation.
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