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Of, or pertaining to, gonad.


Word origin: New Latin gonas, gonad-, from Greek gonos, procreation, genitals

Related form: gonad (noun)

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Hermaphrodite Reproduction

... least 11 reported cases of fertility in true hermaphrodite humans in scientific literature),[2] there has yet to be a documented case where both gonadal tissues function; contrary to folk rumors of hermaphrodites being able to impregnate themselves." This leads us to believe that the chances ...

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by cbridges
Sun Dec 16, 2012 6:24 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Hermaphrodite Reproduction
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Views: 3686


What is meant when a gonadal steroid is described as non-aromatizable?

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by amsgriffin
Sun Oct 02, 2011 11:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Endocrinology
Replies: 1
Views: 1321

Potential relationship between non-enzymatic antioxidants

... peptide was synthesized de novo by Leydig cells or was taken up and stored by the cells following biosynthesis at some other intra- and/or extra-gonadal source(s). Since luteinizing hormone (LH) and ascorbate are known to augment the production of oxytocin in ovarian granulose cells, varying ...

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by ianjager
Thu Sep 18, 2008 5:08 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Potential relationship between non-enzymatic antioxidants
Replies: 2
Views: 10106

Androgen and oestrogen deficiency or inhibition

... some diseases such as Kallmann's syndrome (although I am unsure both are totally lacking in this case), or caused by specific medication, such as gonadal steroids antagonists. My question is, are there good documented cases of people totally lacking all gonadal steroids, through natural or artificial ...

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by Infotropism
Fri Aug 29, 2008 11:50 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Androgen and oestrogen deficiency or inhibition
Replies: 0
Views: 3388

Hormones in our food

... If you got positive result (your androgen level is significantly higher than normal), please check your LH & FSH level too. The high level of gonadal hormone(s) can be caused by the excessive production within gonad itself or due to feedback from pituitary. If both androgen and LH & FSH ...

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by Dr.Stein
Tue Oct 10, 2006 4:21 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Hormones in our food
Replies: 10
Views: 5592
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