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spermatid

[spur-muh-tid] /ˈspɜr mə tɪd/
noun
1.
Cell Biology. one of the cells that result from the meiotic divisions of a spermatocyte and mature into spermatozoa.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; spermat- + -id3
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spermatid

/ˈspɜːmətɪd/
noun
1.
(zoology) any of four immature male gametes that are formed from a spermatocyte, each of which develops into a spermatozoon
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spermatid in Medicine

spermatid sper·ma·tid (spûr'mə-tĭd)
n.
Any of the four haploid cells formed by meiosis in a male organism that develop into spermatozoa without further division.

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