Spermatogonium



[spur-mat-uh-goh-nee-uh m, spur-muh-tuh-] /spɜrˌmæt əˈgoʊ ni əm, ˌspɜr mə tə-/
noun, plural spermatogonia
[spur-mat-uh-goh-nee-uh, spur-muh-tuh-] /spɜrˌmæt əˈgoʊ ni ə, ˌspɜr mə tə-/ (Show IPA). Cell Biology.
1.
one of the undifferentiated germ cells giving rise to spermatocytes.
spermatogonium
/ˌspɜːmətəˈɡəʊnɪəm/
noun (pl) -nia (-nɪə)
1.
(zoology) an immature male germ cell that divides to form many spermatocytes

spermatogonium sper·mat·o·go·ni·um (spər-māt’ə-gō’nē-əm, spûr’mə-tə-)
n. pl. sper·mat·o·go·ni·a (-nē-ə)
Any of the cells of the gonads in male organisms that are the progenitors of spermatocytes. Also called spermatoblast.
spermatogonium
(spər-māt’ə-gō’nē-əm)
Plural spermatogonia
Any of the cells of the gonads in male organisms that undergo mitosis to form spermatocytes as well as new spermatogonia. See more at spermatogenesis.

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