- secondary spermatocyte n a spermatocyte that is produced by division of a primary spermatocyte in the first meiotic division, that has a haploid number of chromosomes in forms (as the human male) having a single centromere, and that divides in the second meiotic division to give spermatids
* * *one of the two haploid cells into which a primary spermatocyte divides, and which in turn gives origin to spermatids.
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secondary spermatocyte — secondary spermatocyte. См. сперматоцит второго порядка. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) … Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.
secondary spermatocyte — noun : a spermatocyte that gives rise to spermatids : a spermatocyte of the last generation before the spermatozoon compare primary spermatocyte * * * Cell Biol. See under spermatocyte … Useful english dictionary
secondary spermatocyte — Cell Biol. See under spermatocyte. * * * … Universalium
secondary spermatocyte — See: spermatocyte … Glossary of Biotechnology
spermatocyte — The premeiotic parental cell of the spermatids; the primary spermatocyte before the initiation of the first meiotic division; the secondary spermatocyte after completion of the first meiotic division, but before the initiation of the second… … Glossary of Biotechnology
Spermatocyte — Infobox Anatomy Name = male Latin = GraySubject = 258 GrayPage = 1243 Caption = Transverse section of a tubule of the testis of a rat. X 250. Caption2 = Scheme showing analogies in the process of maturation of the ovum and the development of the… … Wikipedia
spermatocyte — spermatocytal, adj. /sperr mat euh suyt , sperr meuh teuh /, n. Cell Biol. a male germ cell (primary spermatocyte) that gives rise by meiosis to a pair of haploid cells (secondary spermatocytes) that give rise in turn to spermatids. [1885 90;… … Universalium
spermatocyte — Parent cell of a spermatid, derived by mitotic division from a spermatogonium. [spermato + G. kytos, cell] primary s. the s. derived by a growth phase from a spermatogonium … Medical dictionary
spermatocyte — n. a cell produced as an intermediate stage in the formation of spermatozoa (see spermatogenesis). Spermatocytes develop from spermatogonia in the walls of the seminiferous tubules of the testis; they are known as either primary or secondary… … The new mediacal dictionary
primary spermatocyte — n a diploid spermatocyte that has not yet undergone meiosis * * * a diploid cell that has derived from a spermatogonium and can subsequently begin meiosis and divide into two haploid secondary spermatocytes … Medical dictionary