sex organ

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Noun1.sex organ - any organ involved in sexual reproductionsex organ - any organ involved in sexual reproduction
organ - a fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function
genital system, reproductive system - organs and tissues involved in the production and maturation of gametes and in their union and subsequent development as offspring
female internal reproductive organ - the reproductive organs of a woman
male internal reproductive organ - the reproductive organs of a man
male reproductive gland - the reproductive organs of a man
mamilla, mammilla, nipple, teat, tit, pap - the small projection of a mammary gland
Translations
nemi szerv

sex organ

nGeschlechts- or Sexualorgan nt
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The term epigynum refers to the external parts and the term vulva refers to the internal parts of the female copulatory organ.
Because females mate with multiple males, the function of the male copulatory organ may determine which of the males will fertilize most of her eggs.
Structural differences in anchors and bars are used to differentiate species, while the copulatory organ remains homologous in all the above-described species.
The vagina is strictly a reproductive passage serving as the female copulatory organ as well as part of the birth canal.
Growth of the petasma, the copulatory organ of male shrimp, was significantly affected by the parasite.
They are renowned for their rather large [male] copulatory organ," says Horne.
His anal fin is developed into a copulatory organ (the gonopodium) for internal fertilization, and ejaculates of sperm can be evacuated for sperm counting without harming the fish (30,31).
During the breeding season, a barnacle may extend its long copulatory organ into its nearest neighbor, which then becomes a functional female.
The vestigial penis develops into a complete copulatory organ only if the anlage of the gonad becomes a testis.
by the presence of accessory prostatic reservoir at the copulatory organ base (absent in P chaetodipteri).