spermatocyst


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spermatocele

 [sper-mat´o-sēl]
a cystic distention of the epididymis or rete testis, containing spermatozoa.

sper·ma·to·cele

(sper'mă-tō-sēl'),
Cyst of the epididymis containing spermatozoa.
Synonym(s): spermatocyst
[spermato- + G. kēlē, tumor]

spermatocyst

(1) Seminal vesicle; vesicula seminis [NA6]. 
(2) Spermatocele.

sper·ma·to·cele

, spermatocyst (spĕr'mă-tō-sēl, -sist)
Cyst of the epididymis containing sperm.
[spermato- + G. kēlē, tumor]
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Males with calcified claspers 200 mm long or greater, and with a proportion of mature spermatocysts in the testes of 25% or greater were considered reproductively capable of fertilizing an ovulated follicle.
Briefly, these stages have the following characteristics: stage III, spermatocysts; stage IV, spermatids; stage V, immature spermatozoa; and stage VI, mature spermatocysts (Maruska et al., 1996).
The gametes develop in groups of isogenic cells called germinal cysts or spermatocysts, where the process of differentiation is synchronous (Fig.
Spermatocysts were found in only 2 of more than 100 sponges that were collected and sectioned during all collection periods.