HyperDic: sex_gland

English > 1 sense of the expression sex gland:
NOUNbodysex gland, gonada gland in which gametes (sex cells) are produced
English > sex gland: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningA gland in which gametes (sex cells) are produced.
Synonymgonad
Narrowerovary(vertebrates) one of usually two organs that produce ova and secrete estrogen and progesterone
ovotestishermaphroditic gonad that contains both testicular and ovarian tissue
testis, testicle, orchis, ball, ballock, bollock, nut, eggOne of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens
Broaderendocrine gland, endocrine, ductless glandAny of the glands of the endocrine system that secrete hormones directly into the bloodstream
Spanishgónada, huevos
Catalangonada, gònada

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