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spermatogonium

spermatogonium

noun sper·mato·go·ni·um \-ˈgō-nē-əm\
plural sper·mato·go·nia\-nē-ə\

Definition of SPERMATOGONIUM

:  a primitive male germ cell
sper·mato·go·ni·al \-nē-əl\ adjective

Origin of SPERMATOGONIUM

New Latin
First Known Use: 1861

spermatogonium

noun sper·mato·go·ni·um \-ˈgō-nē-əm\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural sper·mato·go·nia \-nē-ə\

Medical Definition of SPERMATOGONIUM

:  a primitive male germ cell that gives rise to primary spermatocytes in spermatogenesis
sper·mato·go·ni·al \-nē-əl\ adjective

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