(redirected from primary spermatocyte)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Related to primary spermatocyte: spermatogenesis, secondary spermatocyte, Spermatids, primary oocyte
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Words related to spermatocyte

a male gametocyte that develops into four spermatids

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
The arrest is most frequently observed at primary spermatocyte level but can occur at earlier or later levels.
The variable appearance of a primary spermatocyte nucleus corresponds to the various configurations of meiotic prophase.
According to Table 1 it can be seen that sulfasalazine caused a significant reduction in the number of spermatogonia, primary spermatocytes but Vitamin E and C combined together have significantly increased in all experimental groups compared to the control group (Figures 1 to 5).
They are spermatogonium, 5 stages of primary spermatocyte, secondary spermatocyte, 2 stages of spermatid and spermatozoa (Fig.
The spermatogonia developed into the primary spermatocytes, and the primary spermatocytes developed into the secondary spermatocytes.
Different spermatogenic cells (spermatogonia, primary spermatocytes, early spermatids, late spermatids and spermatozoa) and Sertoli cells were identified according to their distinct morphological characteristics as described by Leme and Papa (2010) and Santos et al.
Primary spermatocytes had an average diameter of 3-5 [micro]m and exhibited a prominent nucleus of 2.
Lack of UCHL1 decreased apoptosis rate and increased the number of premeiotic germ cells in immature mice (13), but in adult mice spermatogenesis was damaged by spermatogonial reduction and primary spermatocytes which mainly undergo apoptosis (13).
In early recrudescence, primary spermatocytes predominate, whereas in late recrudescence, secondary spermatocytes and spermatids are most abundant; (3) Spermiogenesis, lumina of the seminiferous tubules are lined by clusters of sperm or metamorphosing spermatids.
Mitotic and meiotic metaphases were prepared from spermatogonial and primary spermatocytes, respectively.
Interpretation & conclusion: The accumulation of early primary spermatocytes is an indication that progression of meiosis is defective in spermatogenesis failures.
Because the primary spermatocytes in a cyst undergo two meiotic divisions leading to the formation of a sperm bundle containing four sperm for each spermatocyte, we surmised there would be an unbalanced amount of chromatin material among the sperm nuclei within eupyrene sperm bundles from an [F.
Number of spermatogonia, primary spermatocytes, secondary spermatocytes and round spermatids decreased significantly [P<0.
Sak 57, an intermediate filament keratin present in intercellular bridges of rat primary spermatocytes.