spermatocyte

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noun sper·mato·cyte \(ˌ)spər-ˈma-tə-ˌsīt\

Definition of spermatocyte

  1. :  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

1886

First Known Use of spermatocyte

1886


Medical Dictionary

spermatocyte

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

Medical Definition of spermatocyte

  1. :  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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