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 a broad context, the premeiotic phase (stages I, II, and III), the meiotic phase (stage IV), and the postmeiotic phase (stages V, VI, VII, and VIII) account for 47.75%, 6.87%, and 45.37% of the seminiferous epithelium cycle, respectively.
These differences in the relative frequency of premeiotic, meiotic, and postmeiotic phase length in Javan muntjac and other ruminants may be related to the lifespan of primary spermatocytes, which is longer than that of other germinal cells [25].
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 (29.0 [+ or -] 2.7% vs.
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