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gonads

Primary reproductive organs: the ovaries and testes.
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This conclusion is based on three lines of evidence: 1) the presence of undeveloped bisexual gonads in small (generally <45 cm TL) fish; 2) a total lack of small mature males; and 3) the presence of a lumen, posteriorly fused gonadal lobes, and brown body remnants of yolked oocytes in the gonads of relatively large mature males (Sadovy and Shapiro, 1987; Sadovy de Mitcheson and Liu, 2008).
In addition, we sought to correlate changes in the gonads with alterations in plasma concentrations of sex steroid hormones.
Gonads were hand digitized and measured for total area and perimeter.
Jordinson also notes that thyroid hormones in fish have been shown to vary depending on the stage of maturation of the gonads and whether spawning is occurring, indicating links between the thyroid gland and the reproductive system.
DIET AFFECTS GONAD DEVELOPMENT IN FEMALE JUVENILE SEA URCHINS (LYTECHINUS VARIEGATUS) A.
2 Gonadosomatic index (GSI=(gonad weight/gutted weight)x100): this shows differences in development of the gonads with respect to gutted body weight;
All of the 18 pesticides and almost all of the 28 polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) that were analyzed in livers and gonads were detected in at least some of the tissue samples.
The external morphology of the gonads appeared to be normal and was sufficient.
He finally came up with gonads - the medical term for testicles.
THE EFFECTS OF DIETARY PROTEIN ON THE PRODUCTION AND PROXIMATE COMPOSITION OF GONADS IN THE SEA URCHIN LYTECHINUS VARIEGATUS.
Only it's Shaw with a heart and gonads, a species of drama that exults in messy emotions and impure beliefs.