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Sex gland

Definition
noun, plural: sex glands
A gland in which gametes are produced; the gonad.
Supplement
Sex glands pertain to the gonads where sex cells are produced. The sex glands are the testes (together with the seminal vesicles, ampullae and bulbourethral glands) in males whereas ovaries in females.


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