ovotestis


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o·vo·tes·tis

 (ō′vō-tĕs′tĭs)
n. pl. o·vo·tes·tes (-tēz′)
A reproductive organ that releases both eggs and sperm or that contains both ovarian and testicular tissue.

ovotestis

(ˌəʊvəʊˈtɛstɪs)
n, pl -tes (-tiːz)
(Zoology) the reproductive organ of snails, which produces both ova and spermatozoa

o•vo•tes•tis

(ˌoʊ vəˈtɛs tɪs)

n., pl. -tes (-tēz).
the hermaphroditic reproductive organ, containing both an ovary and a testis.
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Noun1.ovotestis - hermaphroditic gonad that contains both testicular and ovarian tissue
gonad, sex gland - a gland in which gametes (sex cells) are produced
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o·vo·tes·tis

n. ovotestis, glándula hermafrodita que contiene tejido ovárico y testicular.
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The cercaria of Cotylurus (Cotylurus) lutzi encysts in ovotestis of molluscs or hyperparasitizes the redia or sporocysts of other trematodes, developing encysted metacercariae of the "tetracotyle" form (Yamaguti, 1975).
True hermaphroditism results in the presence of both testis and ovarian tissue also called ovotestis, and occur in less than 10% of disorders of sexual differentiation cases.
The development of the ovotestis and copulatory organs in a population of protandric shrimp, Pandalus platyceros Brandt from Lopez Sound, Washington.
Testis-like steroidogenesis in the ovotestis of the European mole Talpa europaea.
5] An ovotestis contains both ovarian (found in the poles) and testicular tissue (found centrally).
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El examen histologico reporto utero prepuberal, trompas de aspecto normal y ovotestis bilateral (Fig.
Some have an ovary on one side and a testis on the other, but more commonly one or both of these organs that produce reproductive cells is an ovotestis, with a mix of both ovary and testis tissues.
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