secondary spermatocyte

noun

: 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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“Secondary spermatocyte.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/secondary%20spermatocyte. Accessed 12 Jun. 2024.

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