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sper·ma·tog·e·ny (spur″mə-tojґə-ne) spermatogenesis.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • spermatogeny — nē noun ( es) Etymology: spermat + geny : spermatogenesis * * * spermatogenesis / jenˈ/ or spermatogeny / ə tojˈi ni/ noun The process of sperm production in the testes • • • Main Entry: ↑spermato …   Useful english dictionary

  • spermatogeny — n. formation of sperm cells …   English contemporary dictionary

  • spermatogeny — sper·ma·tog·e·ny …   English syllables

  • Spermatogenesis — The process of sperm formation. The term was created from the prefix spermato (Greek sperma, the seed or germ) + genesis (the coming into being of something) = the coming into being of sperm. Spermatogenesis is in contrast to oogenesis, the… …   Medical dictionary

  • spermatogenesis — /ˌspɜmətoʊˈdʒɛnəsəs/ (say .spermuhtoh jenuhsuhs) noun the genesis or origin and development of spermatozoa. Also, spermatogeny /spɜməˈtɒdʒəni/ (say spermuh tojuhnee). –spermatogenetic /ˌspɜmətoʊdʒəˈnɛtɪk/ (say .spermuhtohjuh netik), adjective …   Australian English dictionary

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