Gonads

Science / Biology / Gonads: The male and female sex organs.

Testes

Science / Biology / Testes: The male gonad; produce spermatozoa and male sex hormones. Male gonads in mammals. Singular, testis. Paired organs that contain seminiferous tubules in which sperm are produced. MORE

Ovaries

Science / Biology / Ovaries: 1) In animals, the female gonads, which produce eggs (ova) and female sex hormones. 2) In fiowers, part of the female reproductive structure in the carpel; contain the ovules, where egg development oc MORE

Sex Hormones

Science / Biology / Sex Hormones: A group of steroid hormones produced by the adrenal cortex. Hormones that are produced in the gonads and promoted development and maintainence of the secondary sex characteristics and structures, prep MORE

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