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Meaning of SPERMATOGONIUM

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sper`ma*to*go"ni*um\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ????,
???, sperm + ??? offspring.] (Physiol.)
A primitive seminal cell, occuring in masses in the seminal
tubules. It divides into a mass (spermosphere) of small cells
(spermoblast), which in turn give rise to spermatozoids.

 

 

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