Term: immature gonad germ line cell
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Name: immature gonad
Synonyms: juvenile gonad, juvenile ovary
Definition: Immature reproductive tissue that has not undergone final maturation into either testis or ovary. During gonadal development, the gonad may be transiently intersexual where there is a parallel presence of both oocytes and spermatocytes.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0005272]
Name: germ line cell
Synonyms: germ line cells
Definition: A cell that is within the developmental lineage of gametes and is able to pass along its genetic material to offspring.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009016]