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gonads

Primary reproductive organs: the ovaries and testes.
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A study in the current issue of the journal Pediatric and Developmental Pathology retrospectively examined gonads from 30 patients with gonadal dysgenesis.
According to Zarkower, the latest U of M research determines that the gonads of both sexes must actively maintain the original sex determination decision throughout the remainder of life.
The objective of the study was to characterize the effects of sex on lipid peroxidation (as malondiald ehyde, MDA), antioxidant defence system (as glutathione peroxidase, GSH-Px) in the hepatopancreas, gonad and muscle tissues of freshwater crayfish, Astacus leptodactylus, in culture condition.
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.
Histological description of the gonads and stages of maturity were obtained using the middle part of the gonads sampled.
METHODS: Human fetal gonads were recovered during the first trimester (7-11 weeks post-conception) and cultured with or without Cd.
Those that play direct roles include the gonads, genital ducts, and external genitalia.
The gonads are particularly sensitive to the effects of radiation, especially at or below reproductive age.
Similarly if an XY genotype is discovered early on in a patient with a female phenotype, the gonads should be removed, as some of these patients can develop gonadal tumors before puberty, she said.
Clinical and Hormonal Data of 13 Children With Dysgenetic Male Pseudohermaphroditism(*) Position External of the T, Genitalia Gonads, AMH, nmol/L Patient Age, mo ([dagger]) R/L pmol/L ([double dagger]) 1 7 3 I/I 118 1.
DHEA is a hormonal substance found in the adrenal glands and in the gonads of primates and a few non-primate species.