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spermatocyte

 [sper-mat´o-sīt]
the mother cell of a spermatid.
primary spermatocyte the original large diploid cell into which a spermatogonium develops; it can later undergo the first meiotic division into the secondary spermatocyte.
secondary spermatocyte a haploid cell produced by meiotic division of the primary spermatocyte; it can then develop into the spermatid.

sper·ma·to·cyte

(sper'mă-tō-sīt'),
Parent cell of a spermatid, derived by mitotic division from a spermatogonium.
[spermato- + G. kytos, cell]

spermatocyte

/sper·ma·to·cyte/ (sper-mat´o-sīt) a cell developed from a spermatogonium in spermatogenesis.spermatocy´talspermatocyt´ic
primary spermatocyte  a diploid cell that has derived from a spermatogonium and can subsequently begin meiosis and divide into two haploid secondary spermatocytes.
secondary spermatocyte  one of the two haploid cells into which a primary spermatocyte divides, and which in turn gives origin to spermatids.

spermatocyte

(spər-măt′ə-sīt′, spûr′mə-tə-)
n.
A diploid cell that undergoes meiosis to form four spermatids. A primary spermatocyte divides into two secondary spermatocytes, which in turn divide to form the spermatids.

spermatocyte

[spur′mətōsīt′]
Etymology: Gk, sperma + kytos, cell
a male germ cell that arises from a spermatogonium. Each spermatocyte gives rise to two haploid secondary spermatocytes that become spermatids.

sper·ma·to·cyte

(spĕr-mat'ō-sīt)
Parent cell of a spermatid, derived by mitotic division from a spermatogonium.
[spermato- + G. kytos, cell]

spermatocyte

A cell of the seminiferous tubules of the testis that is converted by MEIOSIS into four SPERMATIDS.

spermatocyte

a diploid or haploid stage in male GAMETOGENESIS.

spermatocyte

the mother cell of a spermatid.

primary spermatocyte
daughter cell of a spermatogonium (an incongruous nomenclature in such an intensely masculine context). It undergoes the first meiotic division.
secondary spermatocyte
a cell produced by meiotic division of the primary spermatocyte, and which gives rise to the spermatid.
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In 18-too-old males, spermatogonia and primary spermatocytes could be identified, whereas in 24-mo-old males, all cell stages of spermatogenesis were present.
The arrest is most frequently observed at primary spermatocyte level but can occur at earlier or later levels.
Effect of the treatment with nandrolone decanoate in the number of different cell types--type-A spermatogonia (SPA), pachytene primary spermatocytes (SP1(a)), round spermatids (SPtids), total germ cells (Germ cell) and Sertoli cells (STL) of the stage VIII of the seminiferous epithelium cycle (SEC) of sedentary rats and rats subjected to physical training.
This accumulation of early primary spermatocytes confirms that progression of meiosis is defective in patients with spermatogenic failure, as previously suggested (l), whatever its aetiology.
84%) deviation) (c) Testicular cell counts (number/10 cross section) Primary spermatocytes Preleptotene Pachytene Group-I 19.
It is possible that sulfasalazine by creating free radical (Ros) and mutant in testis tissue, especially the sensitive cells of spermatogonia, primary spermatocyte, spermatid and spermatozoa, cause serious damage and loss of these cells.
Layers of metamorphosing spermatids and primary spermatocytes were present.
Primary spermatocytes are abundant, particularly at the pachytene phase, and are therefore thought to be of long duration.
paucicarinata in recrudescence (May-August) contained spermatogonia and primary spermatocytes.