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Related to primary spermatocyte: spermatogenesis, secondary spermatocyte, Spermatids, primary oocyte
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.
the spermatocyte derived by mitotic division from a spermatogonium, and that undergoes the first division of meiosis.
pri·mar·y sper·ma·to·cyte(prī'mar-ē spěr-mat'ŏ-sīt)
The spermatocyte derived by a growth phase from a spermatogonium; undergoes the first division of meiosis.