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spermiogenesis

[spur-mee-oh-jen-uh-sis] /ˌspɜr mi oʊˈdʒɛn ə sɪs/
noun, Cell Biology.
1.
the development of a spermatozoon from a spermatid.
Origin of spermiogenesis
1915-1920
1915-20; < New Latin spermi-, combining form of sperma sperm1 + -o- + genesis
Related forms
spermiogenetic
[spur-mee-oh-juh-net-ik] /ˌspɜr mi oʊ dʒəˈnɛt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for spermiogenesis

spermiogenesis

/ˌspɜːmɪəʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs/
noun
1.
the stage in spermatogenesis in which spermatozoa are formed from spermatids
Derived Forms
spermiogenetic (ˌspɜːmɪəʊdʒəˈnɛtɪk) adjective
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spermiogenesis in Medicine

spermiogenesis sper·mi·o·gen·e·sis (spür'mē-ō-jěn'ĭ-sĭs)
n.
The stage of spermatogenesis during which spermatids are transformed into spermatozoa.

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