The encapsulated adipose tissue associated with the ovaries or testes. [ MP:0005335 ]
Synonyms: gonadal fat pad fat pad of gonads gonadal fat depot gonad fat pad fat pad of gonad gonad-associated fat pad
consider change relationship from part_of
Anatomical structure associated with the gonads which vary in form among amphibians but are primarily composed of adipose tissue and are thought to be a source of nutrients for the gonads.[AAO]
we place the amphibian structures here as their definitions state a gonadal association.