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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: sper'ma-tid

Definition: A cell in a late stage of the development of the spermatozoon; it is a haploid cell derived from the secondary spermatocyte and differentiates by spermiogenesis into a spermatozoon.

Synonym(s): nematoblast

[spermat- + -id (2)]

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