ovotestis

noun
ovo·​tes·​tis | \ ˌō-vō-ˈte-stəs How to pronounce ovotestis (audio) \

Definition of ovotestis

: a hermaphrodite gonad

First Known Use of ovotestis

1877, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ovotestis

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“Ovotestis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ovotestis. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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ovotestis

noun
ovo·​tes·​tis | \ ˌō-vō-ˈtes-təs How to pronounce ovotestis (audio) \
plural ovotestes\ -​ˌtēz How to pronounce ovotestis (audio) \

Medical Definition of ovotestis

: a hermaphrodite gonad containing both ovarian and testicular tissue

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