spermatocyte

noun sper·mato·cyte \ (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


Medical Dictionary

spermatocyte

noun sper·mato·cyte \ (ˌ)spər-ˈmat-ə-ˌsīt \

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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