spermatocyte

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NAME:

  spermatocyte


DEFINITON:

  A tektin-1+ male germ cell that develops from spermatogonia. The euploid primary spermatocytes undergo meiosis and give rise to the haploid secondary spermatocytes which in turn give rise to spermatids.


TERM CITATIONS:


TERM ID:

  PLANA:0000221


ABOUT THIS TERM:

spermatocyte

  ↳is a anatomical entity, male germ cell and material entity

  ↳contained in tail, copulatory region, posterior compartment of the whole animal, parapharyngeal region, prepharyngeal region, dorsal region of the whole animal and anterior region of the whole animal

  ↳develops from spermatogonium

  ↳existence overlaps adult hermaphrodite

  ↳part of testis

  ↳specific_to Smed sexual biotype


  → round spermatid develops from spermatocyte




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