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spermiogenesis

spermiogenesis

noun sper·mio·gen·e·sis \ˌspər-mē-ō-ˈje-nə-səs\

Definition of SPERMIOGENESIS

:  spermatogenesis; specifically :  transformation of a spermatid into a spermatozoon

Origin of SPERMIOGENESIS

New Latin, from spermium spermatozoon + -o- + Latin genesis
First Known Use: 1916

spermiogenesis

noun sper·mio·gen·e·sis \ˌspər-mē-ō-ˈjen-ə-səs\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural sper·mio·gen·e·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of SPERMIOGENESIS

2
:  transformation of a spermatid into a spermatozoon

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