postmeiotic phase

post·mei·ot·ic phase

the stage following that of reduction of the chromosomes in the sexual cells, representing the mature forms of these cells, ending with the conjugation of the nuclei in the impregnated ovum.
Synonym(s): postreduction phase
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In the histopathologic examination, almost all seminiferous tubules reached the postmeiotic phase in the two groups; the percentage of postmeiotic tubules was not significantly different between the two groups on PND 48, although the percentage of seminiferous tubules containing step 19 spermatids increased to approximately 160% of the control value in the 1,2,3,4,6,7-HxCN group (29.
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