from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A hermaphroditic reproductive organ that produces both sperm and eggs, found in certain gastropods.
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- n. A hermaphroditic gonad, found in certain gastropods, that produces both sperm and eggs
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A hermaphrodite generative organ, having at once the function of an ovary and of a testis, such as occur in many monœcious mollusks.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. hermaphroditic gonad that contains both testicular and ovarian tissue
Sorry, no etymologies found.
It could be the albumen gland or the ovotestis or a part of the digestive gland.