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Descriptor in English: Gonads
Descriptor in Spanish: Gónadas
Descriptor in Portuguese: Gônadas
Descriptor in French: Gonades
Entry term(s): Gonad
Tree number(s): A05.360.576
A06.300.312
Scope note: The gamete-producing glands, OVARY or TESTIS.
Annotation: general: prefer OVARY or TESTIS; disorders = GONADAL DISORDERS or specifics; /abnormalities: agenesis & dysgenesis: index under GONADAL DYSGENESIS; excision: see note under CASTRATION
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
See also the descriptors: Castration MeSH
DeCS UI: 6213
Descriptor UI: D006066
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/06/30
Gonads - Preferred
Concept UI M0009550
Scope note The gamete-producing glands, OVARY or TESTIS.
Preferred term Gonads
Entry term(s) Gonad



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