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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.
From Gonocytes to Testicular Cancer: The Role of Impaired Gonadal Development: Ewa Rajpert-De Meyts and Christina E.
THY-1, a member of Ig superfamily, was also shown to be highly expressed on rat gonocytes (Ryu et al.
Thus, animal studies may miss the TDS-related effects of a chemical if they are not specifically designed to capture an extended scenario of early-life exposure and later-life effects, such as TGCT (a failure of some gonocytes to differentiate during postnatal/pubertal development).
Stem cell pluripotency factor NANOG is expressed in human fetal gonocytes, testicular carcinoma in situ and germ cell tumours.
Podoplanin is an Mr 40 000 O-linked transmembrane sialoglycoprotein originally detected in association with germ cell neoplasia and fetal testicular gonocytes.
Ce defaut de migration interfere avec le processus de maturation des gonocytes neonatals en spermatogonies de type A.
2007) showed the in vitro culture of gonocytes, a primitive germ cell (PGC), for up to 7 days.