Gonad vs Inhibin - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between gonad and inhibin

is that gonad is (anatomy) a sex organ that produces gametes; specifically, a testicle or ovary while inhibin is (biochemistry) a peptide hormone, secreted by the gonads, which inhibits the secretion of follicle-stimulating hormone and is thus under consideration as a male contraceptive.

gonad

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

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    Noun

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  • (biochemistry) A peptide hormone, secreted by the gonads, which inhibits the secretion of follicle-stimulating hormone and is thus under consideration as a male contraceptive