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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In addition, there were larvae in the tissues of the muscular cephalopedal mass, mantle and gonad (ovotestis), resulting in a wider distribution of the developing parasites in the snail than mentioned in previous studies with freshwater snails.
This abnormally patterned fish was dissected, and visual examination of the gonads revealed that the fish was male; the fish possessed a testis rather than an ovotestis, despite lacking orange pigment on the body.
Una junta medica habia determinado que no se podia saber la identidad de genero que posiblemente desarrollaria M.C., pues tenia un ovotestis (gonada con tejido ovarico y testicular), ademas de un falo grande y niveles de testosterona muy elevados, pero tambien utero y una pequena abertura vaginal debajo del falo.
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).
Pueden ser de tres tipos: 1) ovotestis bilateral, cuando presenta ovotestis en ambos lados; 2) ovotestis unilateral, cuando tiene ovotestis a un lado y al otro lado solo tejido ovarico o testicular y 3) ovotestis lateral, cuando se presenta tejido ovarico de un lado y tejido testicular al lado opuesto.
Group Total XY-M XY-I Gonadal dysgenesis 13 0 13 Mixed gonadal dysgenesis 3 1 4 Diagnosis Androgen insensitivity 1 5 6 Ovotestis 3 0 3 5-alpha reductase deficiency 1 0 1 Total 21 6 27 Table 4: Total, internalizing, and externalizing T scores from the CBCL in patients with XY DSD as compared to the control group.
Ovotesticular disorder of sexual development (OT-DSD), representing five percent of DSD, is a condition that involves the presence of an ovotestis [3].
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.1 About 90% of cases, patients have 46 XX karyotype.
Ovotesticular disorder of sexual development (DSD) can be diagnosed based only on histological criteria by detection of presence of both ovarian (containing follicles) and testicular tissue in the same gonad (ovotestis) or by the morphological appearance of the contralateral gonad.
Cytological activities of the ovotestis; including both gametic multiplication and differentiation; are strongly depending on temperature [17,16] and photoperiod [15].
The character of having thick cortex in male quail embryonic gonad after exposure to exogenous estrogens is called "ovotestis" (Perrin et al., 1995; Berg et al., 2001; Oshima et al., 2012).
Eurytrema coelomaticum: influence of the infection on the reproduction and nucleic acids contents in the albumen gland and ovotestis of Bradybaena similaris.