gonocyte


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Related to gonocyte: spermatogenesis, spermatogonia, Primordial germ cells

pri·mor·di·al germ cell

the earliest undifferentiated sex cell, found initially outside the gonad.
Synonym(s): gonocyte

gonocyte

/gono·cyte/ (gon´o-sīt) primordial germ cell.

gonocyte

See germ cell.

gonocyte

The primordial germ cell central to gametogenesis (spermatogenesis in males; oogenesis in females).

Gonocytes
Gametogonia (spermatogonia and oogonia), oocytes, ootids, ova.

gonocyte

the primitive reproductive cell of the embryo. See also germ cell.
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In EMF-exposed mice, the number of Sertoli cells and gonocytes was decreased in the seminiferous tubules.
Effect of exposure to vehicle or DBP (500 mg/kg/day) on the induction of multinucleated gonocytes (MNGs) in rat testes at E21.
Fetal testosterone insufficiency and abnormal proliferation of Leydig cells and gonocytes in rats exposed to di(n-butyl) phthalate.
Determination of the Sertoli cell and gonocyte proliferation index.
Again, there was no significant difference in mean nuclear volume per gonocyte between T (294.
Fetal ovine testes possess a fairly thick tunica (capsule) and contain a large central fete, neither of which contain Sertoli and Leydig cells or gonocytes.
We determined the proliferation index for Sertoli cells and gonocytes on the basis of the percentage of cells immunostained for Ki-67.
Interestingly, pigSSC colonies were also positive for VIMENTIN transcript, which is known to be expressed in pig gonocytes (Goel et al.
In neonatal pig testis, SSEA-1 and NANOG are expressed in gonocytes (Goel et al.
Identification, isolation, and in vitro culture of porcine gonocytes.
Effects of relatively low levels of mono-(2-ethy]hexyl) phthalate on cocultured Sertoli cells and gonocytes from neonatal rats.