Gonad vs Hypogonadism - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between gonad and hypogonadism

is that gonad is (anatomy) a sex organ that produces gametes; specifically, a testicle or ovary while hypogonadism is a defect of the reproductive system that results in lack of function of the gonads (ovaries or testes).

gonad

English

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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    hypogonadism

    Noun

  • A defect of the reproductive system that results in lack of function of the gonads (ovaries or testes).
  • Derived terms

    * pituitary hypogonadism