Definition of Spermatogenesis

1. Noun. Development of spermatozoa.

Generic synonyms: Gametogenesis

Definition of Spermatogenesis

1. n. The development of the spermatozoids.

Definition of Spermatogenesis

1. Noun. The process of sperm production in the testes. ¹

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Definition of Spermatogenesis

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Medical Definition of Spermatogenesis

1. The process of formation of spermatozoa, including spermatocytogenesis and spermiogenesis. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Literary usage of Spermatogenesis

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1. Handbook of Physiology by William Dobinson Halliburton (1913)
"The object of the testis is to produce spermatozoa; this is known as spermatogenesis. The prodigality of nature in providing for the continuance of the ..."

2. Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society by Royal Microscopical Society, London (1882)
"spermatogenesis in Vertebrates and Annelids-f—A. Sabatier considers that the observations he has made on spermatogenesis in ..."

3. Biological Bulletin by Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, Mass.) (1916)
"spermatogenesis OF THE DRAGON-FLY ... Testes 270 III. Method of fixing and staining 271 IV. spermatogenesis of Sympetrum ..."

4. Text-book of normal histology: including an account of the development of by George Arthur Piersol (1904)
"spermatogenesis varies among the different classes of vertebrate animals ... Section of testicle of musk-rat, showing later stage of spermatogenesis : a, ..."

5. Text-book of Normal Histology: Including an Account of the Development of by George Arthur Piersol (1893)
"Section of testicle of musk-rat, showing later stage of spermatogenesis : a, mem- brana propria ; b, zone of parietal cells ; r, mother-cells ; d, ..."

6. Report of the Annual Meeting (1895)
"The observations were made to ascertain whether the courseof the spermatogenesis in birds was essentially similar to that of other vertebrates recently ..."

7. Lessons in Elementary Biology by Thomas Jeffery Parker (1897)
"We have now to consider in greater detail what is known as to the precise mode of development of sperms (spermatogenesis) and of ova (oogenesis), ..."

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