germ cell

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  • noun

Synonyms for germ cell

a spermatozoon or an ovum

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The current study focused on three previously suggested germ cell anomalies: abnormal clustering, or aggregation, of germ cells; germ cells with multiple nuclei (termed multinucleated gonocytes; MNGs); and reduced numbers of germ cells.
Apoptosis in germ cells is an essential factor for normal processes of spermatogenesis (8).
In adults, the most common anterior mediastinal neoplasms are thymomas, lymphomas, and germ cell tumors.
Markers for germ cell tumors include alpha-fetoprotein (AFP), lactate dehydrogenase (LDH), and human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG).
SALL4 is a novel diagnostic marker for testicular germ cell tumors.
TEHRAN (FNA)- New research suggests that separating germ cells -- sperm and eggs -- from somatic cells -- all other cells -- preserves the genetic building blocks while allowing organisms to flourish in a somewhat hazardous environment.
Dr Cingapagu said the tumour develops in germ cells that are found in areas of the body other than the ovary or testicles.
Key words: Bilateral testicular cancer; bilateral testicular germ cell tumor; testicular germ cell tumor.
Etoposide and cisplatin chemotherapy for metastatic good-risk germ cell tumors.
In a bid to help raise money for its medical research project into testicular and ovarian germ cell tumours in adolescents, the trust will be using charity platform www.
Patients with retroperitoneal germ cell tumors usually present after their tumors have reached large dimensions.
Testicular tumors can be broadly classified into germ cell tumors, sex cord-stromal tumors, mixed germ cell/sex cord-stromal tumors, and miscellaneous tumors.
Spermatogenesis couples genetic recombination and meiosis with germ cell proliferation and differentiation, culminating in the release of spermatozoa from the testis.
Researchers in a wide range of medical and biological disciplines summarize recent research and current understanding of the basic human male germ cell, focusing on factors that might cause or contribute to male infertility.
The absence of a complete female germ cell line indicates that the male fraction probably matures before the female one.