from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of the four haploid cells formed by meiosis in a male organism that develop into spermatozoa without further division.
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- n. A haploid cell, produced by meiosis of a spermatocyte, that develops into a spermatozoon
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One of the two cells which arise by division of a secondary spermatocyte and give rise by transformation to a spermatozoön. In oögenesis the spermatid is represented by the oötid.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an immature gamete produced by a spermatocyte; develops into a spermatozoon
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