spermatid

[spur-muh-tid]
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noun

Cell Biology. one of the cells that result from the meiotic divisions of a spermatocyte and mature into spermatozoa.

Origin of spermatid

1885–90; spermat- + -id3
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British Dictionary definitions for spermatid

spermatid

noun

zoology any of four immature male gametes that are formed from a spermatocyte, each of which develops into a spermatozoon
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spermatid in Medicine

spermatid

[spûrmə-tĭd]

n.

Any of the four haploid cells formed by meiosis in a male organism that develop into spermatozoa without further division.
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