Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of gonad.
  • n. testicles

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Our class was alternately amused by and terrified of the biology teacher, a quick-witted woman who, aside from being miserly with her A's, habitually used the term gonads long after we had completed the chapter on reproduction.

    Serious Eats

  • BSR, do you really think that someone who has been trained to snip off Fido†™ s gonads is a credible climate-science expert?

    Think Progress » Exxon-Backed Pundit Compares Gore To Nazi Propagandist

  • BSR, do you really think that someone who has been trained to snip off Fido’s gonads is a credible climate-science expert?

    Think Progress » Exxon-Backed Pundit Compares Gore To Nazi Propagandist

  • Writing about these experiments later, he was able to insert such marvelous sentences as, "For, after all, the gonads are the very citadels of sex."

    "The Gonads are the Very Citadels of Sex"

  • The gonads are the most important segmental organs of the hyposoma, in the sense that they are phylogenetically the oldest.

    The Evolution of Man — Volume 1

  • The hazards: The gonads are the most sensitive area, but some patients take the shield you put on their lap and pull it up to their face.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Cells are appropriately compared to colony members, but organs, such as gonads, are compared to castes rather than to the colony members that are instances of those castes.

    American Scientist Online

  • Enter Fewell, who's so refreshing and unscripted that he actually used the word "gonads" in his first post-game press conference at Ralph Wilson Stadium.

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  • I'm not saying I'm for or against the message, but you need a special kind of gonads to let the bird fly upon a leftist/environmentalist society such as ours nowadays.

    Why Advertising Sucks

  • It turns out driving the Arco Norte from the Guadalajara area to Southern Mexico does not save you any time over driving through the metropolis but if it keeps your gonads from turning to jelly it has attributes.

    Arco Norte or Mexico City?

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  • gonadosomatic index (testicular volume per body weight). The gonads of fish, for example, are sometimes removed to calculate their GSI.

    June 18, 2008

  • in other words - testicles

    June 18, 2008