spermiogenesis

spermiogenesis

[spur-mee-oh-jen-uh-sis]
noun Cell Biology.
the development of a spermatozoon from a spermatid.

Origin:
1915–20; < Neo-Latin spermi-, combining form of sperma sperm1 + -o- + genesis

spermiogenetic [spur-mee-oh-juh-net-ik] , adjective
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spermiogenesis (ˌspɜːmɪəʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs)
 
n
the stage in spermatogenesis in which spermatozoa are formed from spermatids
 
spermiogenetic
 
adj

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spermiogenesis sper·mi·o·gen·e·sis (spür'mē-ō-jěn'ĭ-sĭs)
n.
The stage of spermatogenesis during which spermatids are transformed into spermatozoa.

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