spermatocyte


sper·mato·cyte

noun \(ˌ)spər-ˈma-tə-ˌsīt\

Definition of SPERMATOCYTE

:  a cell giving rise to sperm cells; especially :  a cell that is derived by mitosis from a spermatogonium and ultimately gives rise by meiosis to four haploid spermatids

First Known Use of SPERMATOCYTE

1886

sper·mato·cyte

noun \(ˌ)spər-ˈmat-ə-ˌsīt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SPERMATOCYTE

: a cell giving rise to sperm; especially : a cell that is derived from a spermatogonium and ultimately gives rise to four haploid spermatids

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