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 (spər-măt′ə-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs, spûr′mə-tə-)
Formation and development of spermatozoa by meiosis and spermiogenesis.

sper·mat′o·ge·net′ic (-jə-nĕt′ĭk), sper·mat′o·gen′ic (-jĕn′ĭk) adj.


(ˌspɜːmətəʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs) or


(Physiology) the formation and maturation of spermatozoa in the testis. See also spermatocyte1
spermatogenetic adj


(spɜrˌmæt əˈdʒɛn ə sɪs)

the origin and development of spermatozoa.
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Noun1.spermatogenesis - development of spermatozoa
gametogenesis - the development and maturation of sex cells through meiosis


n. espermatogénesis, proceso de formación y desarrollo de espermatozoides.
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Decades of research have demonstrated that the Y chromosome is crucial for male fertility, regulating both sex differentiation and spermatogenesis.
Numerous studies have shown that miRNAs are essential for normal spermatogenesis and male fertility.
The superiority of experimental data from clinical and animal models indicate a detrimental effect of varicoceles on spermatogenesis.
Doctors say that genetics plays an important role in maintenance of normal spermatogenesis ( sperm production) and in about 30 per cent of infertile males, chromosomal abnormalities and gene mutations have been associated with infertility.
Spermatogenesis is the process by which a complex, interdependent population of germ cells produces spermatozoa by mitosis and meiosis.
New insights into FAK function and regulation during spermatogenesis," Histology and Histopathology 29(8); 977-989.
Cell transplantation therapy of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) from bone marrow provides a very promising solution for the regeneration of spermatogenesis process in oligospermic patient (Kilani, 2009).
The microscopic examination of testis of control rabbits (G1) has shown a normal spermatogenesis cells in different phases and a lot of spermatozoa in the somniferous tubules reported in Fig 6.
Rhynchophorus ferrugineus spermatogenesis was briefly described by Bartlett (1983).
These results demonstrated that Sxrb encodes a gene or genes that enhance the progression of spermatogenesis.
This study provides the first description of the presence of 2-3 eggs sharing the same chamber and a semicystic type of spermatogenesis for Black Anglerfish.
Spermatogenesis is the process by which sperm are produced in the testicles, production takes approximately 49 days in tups, this is an important fact to remember when preparing for breeding.