spermiogenesis

That segment of spermatogenesis during which immature spermatids become spermatozoa. [sperm- + G. genesis, origin]

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sper·mio·gen·e·sis .spər-mē-ō-'jen-ə-səs n, pl -e·ses -.sēz
1) SPERMATOGENESIS
2) transformation of a spermatid into a spermatozoon

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n.
the process by which spermatids become mature spermatozoa within the seminiferous tubules of the testis. See spermatogenesis.

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sper·mio·gen·e·sis (spur″me-o-jenґə-sis) the second stage in the formation of spermatozoa, when spermatids transform into spermatozoa.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • spermiogenesis — noun Etymology: New Latin, from spermium spermatozoon + o + Latin genesis Date: 1916 spermatogenesis; specifically transformation of a spermatid into a spermatozoon …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • spermiogenesis — spermiogenetic /sperr mee oh jeuh net ik/, adj. /sperr mee oh jen euh sis/, n. Cell Biol. the development of a spermatozoon from a spermatid. [1915 20; < NL spermi , comb. form of sperma SPERM1 + O + GENESIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • spermiogenesis — noun The first stage of spermatogenesis …   Wiktionary

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