[goh-nad, gon-ad] /ˈgoʊ næd, ˈgɒn æd/
a sex gland in which gametes are produced; an ovary or testis.
an animal organ in which gametes are produced, such as a testis or an ovary
(slang) a foolish or stupid person
1880, from Modern Latin gonas (plural gonades), coined from Greek gone, gonos “seed, act of generation, race, family,” from gignesthai “be born,” related to genos “race, birth, descent” (see genus). Related: gonads.
gonad go·nad (gō’nād’)
An organ that produces gametes, especially a testis or an ovary.
go·nad’al (gō-nād’l) or go·nad’ic adj.
An organ in animals that produces reproductive cells (gametes). The ovary and testis are gonads.
The organs in animals that produce sex cells: ovaries in the female, testes in the male.
gonaduct gon·a·duct (gŏn’ə-dŭkt’) n.
[French gaw-na-eev] /French gɔ naˈiv/ noun 1. Gulf of, an inlet of the Caribbean Sea, between the two peninsulas of W Haiti. 2. a seaport in W Haiti. /French ɡɔnaiv/ noun 1. a port in W Haiti, on the Gulf of Gonaïves; scene of the proclamation of Haiti’s independence (1804). Pop: 104 825 (2003)
gonalgia go·nal·gi·a (gō-nāl’jē-ə, -jə) n. Pain in the knee.
gonangiectomy gon·an·gi·ec·to·my (gŏn’ān-jē-ěk’tə-mē) n. See vasectomy.