gonado-, gonad- (Latin: ovary or testis; based on Greek gonos, "seed" and gone, "that which generates; origination; seed; semen").
Absence of gonads.
Possession of both ovarian and testicular tissue; true hermaphroditism.
The production of books.
The generation or creation of the existing universe.
The theory of the origin of the earth.
An organ that produces sex cells; a testis or an ovary.
Relating to a gonad.
1. Excision of ovary or testis.
2. To deprive of the gonads, or testis, by surgical excision.
Pertaining to a gonad.
The development of the gonads in the embryo, especially the development of gonads typical of one or the other sex.
Inhibiting or preventing gonadal activity.
Stimulating gonadal activity.
Any disease affecting the gonads.
The loss of gonadal activity that accompanies the aging process.
Medical treatment of gonadal disease.
Stimulating activity of gonads, applied especially to hormones of the anterior pituitary gland.
Promoting the growth and/or function of the gonads.
The duct of a gonad; an oviduct or seminal duct.
Spermatocele; cyst of the epididymis containing spermatozoa.
Differentiation of the gonads with normal development of the reproductive organs appropriate to the sex; the opposite of hermaphroditism.
An individual microorganism that causes gonorrhea.
1. The primitive reproductive cell of the embryo.
2. A secondary gamete-producing cell.
The condition in which the paternal and the maternal chromosomes remain in separate groups and do not completely fuse, as occurs in certain hybrids.
A bacteriophage having the gonococcus as its natural host.
Any structure serving to store up or conduct the sexual cells; oviduct, spermatic duct, uterus, or seminal vesicle; an accessory generative organ.
1. A contagious catarrhal inflammation of the genital mucous membrane, transmitted chiefly by coitus and due to Neisseria gonorrhoeae; which may involve the lower or upper genital tract, especially the urethra, endocervix, and uterine tubes, or spread to the peritoneum and rarely to the heart, joints, or other structures by way of the bloodstream.
2. It is marked in males by urethritis with pain and purulent discharge, but is commonly asymptomatic in females; although it may extend to produce suppurative salpingitis, oophoritis, tubo-ovarian abscess, and peritonitis. Bacteremia occurs in both sexes, resulting in cutaneous lesions. arthritis, and rarely meningitis or endocarditis.
3. Formerly called blennorrhagia and blennorrhea.
Toxic condition resulting from the hematogenous dissemination of gonococci and the effects of the absorbed endotoxin.
1. Excessive internal secretion of gonads.
2. A clinical state resulting from enhanced secretion of gonadal hormones.
Inadequate gonadal function, as manifested by deficiencies in gametogenesis and/or the secretion of gonadal hormones; results in atrophy or deficient development of secondary sexual characteristics and, when occurring in prepubertal males, in altered body habitus characterized by a short trunk and long limbs.
WESTPORT, February 16, 2000 (Reuters Health) Testosterone therapy provides short-term relief of hypogonadal symptoms in men with symptomatic HIV infection, according to a multicenter group. Specifically, after six weeks of therapy, the subjects showed improvements in libido, energy levels, mood and muscle mass.
Indicating inadequate secretion of gonadotropins and its consequences.
The generation of the gods; especially an account or theory, or the belief or study, of the genealogy or birth of the deities of pagan mythology.