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spermiogenesis

 [sper″me-o-jen´ĕ-sis]
the second stage in the formation of spermatozoa, in which the spermatids transform into spermatozoa.
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sper·mi·o·gen·e·sis

(sper'mē-ō-jen'ĕ-sis),
That segment of spermatogenesis during which immature spermatids shed much of their cytoplasm and develop a flagellum and acrosomal granule, becoming, through this process, sperms.
[sperm- + G. genesis, origin]
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spermiogenesis

(spûr′mē-ō-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs)
n.
Transformation of a spermatid into a spermatozoon.

sper′mi·o·ge·net′ic (-jə-nĕt′ĭk) adj.
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sper·mi·o·gen·e·sis

(spĕr'mē-ō-jen'ĕ-sis)
That segment of spermatogenesis during which immature spermatids are transformed into elongated sperms.
[sperm- + G. genesis, origin]
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