Definition of testis in English:
noun (plural testes-ˌtēz)Anatomy & Zoology
An organ that produces spermatozoa (male reproductive cells). Compare with testicle.
- The passage of sperm from the seminiferous tubules of the testis to the vas deferens takes about 12 days.
- The cavity of the pseudocoel is small, being mostly filled with an intestine and oviducts or testes.
- The presence of a Y chromosome results in the somatic cells of the embryo's gonads developing into testes rather than into ovaries.
Words that rhyme with testisAlcestis
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