spermiogenesis

noun
sper·​mio·​gen·​e·​sis | \ ˌspər-mē-ō-ˈje-nə-səs How to pronounce spermiogenesis (audio) \

Definition of spermiogenesis

: spermatogenesis specifically : transformation of a spermatid into a spermatozoon

First Known Use of spermiogenesis

1916, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for spermiogenesis

New Latin, from spermium spermatozoon + -o- + Latin genesis

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The first known use of spermiogenesis was in 1916

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“Spermiogenesis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spermiogenesis. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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spermiogenesis

noun
sper·​mio·​gen·​e·​sis | \ ˌspər-mē-ō-ˈjen-ə-səs How to pronounce spermiogenesis (audio) \
plural spermiogeneses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce spermiogenesis (audio) \

Medical Definition of spermiogenesis

2 : transformation of a spermatid into a spermatozoon

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