Gonad vs Gametophyte - What's the difference?

gonad | gametophyte |


As nouns the difference between gonad and gametophyte

is that gonad is (anatomy) a sex organ that produces gametes; specifically, a testicle or ovary while gametophyte is (botany) a plant (or the haploid phase in its life cycle) which produces gametes by mitosis in order to produce a zygote.

gonad

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Noun

(en noun)
  • (anatomy) A sex organ that produces gametes; specifically, a testicle or ovary.
  • (slang, in the plural) The testicles.
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    gametophyte

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (botany) A plant (or the haploid phase in its life cycle) which produces gametes by mitosis in order to produce a zygote.
  • See also

    * sporophyte