spermatid

noun
sper·​ma·​tid | \ ˈspər-mə-təd How to pronounce spermatid (audio) \

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, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of spermatid was in 1889

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“Spermatid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spermatids. Accessed 21 Feb. 2020.

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spermatid

noun
sper·​ma·​tid | \ ˈspər-mət-əd How to pronounce spermatid (audio) \

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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