Medical Definition of secondary spermatocyte
: a spermatocyte that is produced by division of a primary spermatocyte in the first meiotic division, that has a haploid number of chromosomes in forms (as the human male) having a single centromere, and that divides in the second meiotic division to give rise to two haploid spermatids
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