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sper•mat•o•cyte



Pronunciation: (spûr-mat'u-sīt", spûr'mu-tu-), [key]
n. Cell Biol.
a male germ cell (primary spermatocyte) that gives rise by meiosis to a pair of haploid cells (secondary spermatocytes) that give rise in turn to spermatids.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

spermatocidespermatogenesis
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