Gonad vs Nonad - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between gonad and nonad

is that gonad is (anatomy) a sex organ that produces gametes; specifically, a testicle or ovary while nonad is a collection, or series of nine things.

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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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    nonad

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • a collection, or series of nine things
  • Derived terms

    * nonadic

    Usage notes

    *True nonads seem to be rare. Most collections of nine things are actually triads of triads. *Also the name of a photographic filter used for astronomy, meaning "no Sodium D-line", where Sodium has the symbol Na, from the Latin natrium .

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