spermatid


sper·ma·tid

noun \ˈspər-mə-təd\

Definition of SPERMATID

:  one of the haploid cells that are formed by the second division in meiosis of a spermatocyte and that differentiate into spermatozoa

First Known Use of SPERMATID

1889

sper·ma·tid

noun \ˈspər-mət-əd\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SPERMATID

: one of the haploid cells that are formed by the second meiotic division of a spermatocyte and that differentiate into spermatozoa—compare ootid

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