spermatogonium

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sper·mat·o·go·ni·um

 (spər-măt′ə-gō′nē-əm, spûr′mə-tə-)
n. pl. sper·mat·o·go·ni·a (-nē-ə)
Any of the cells that give rise through mitosis to the spermatocytes and are found in the testes of vertebrates.

[New Latin : spermato- + -gonium, seed, cell, reproductive structure of a fungus or plant; see spermogonium.]

sper·mat′o·go′ni·al (-nē-əl) adj.

spermatogonium

(ˌspɜːmətəˈɡəʊnɪəm)
n, pl -nia (-nɪə)
(Zoology) zoology an immature male germ cell that divides to form many spermatocytes
[C19: from spermato- + -gonium]
ˌspermatoˈgonial adj

sper•mat•o•go•ni•um

(spɜrˌmæt əˈgoʊ ni əm)

n., pl. -ni•a (-ni ə)
one of the germ cells giving rise to spermatocytes.
[1860–65]
Translations
spermatogonie
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