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Spermatocytes MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Spermatocytes
Tree Number(s)
A05.360.490.890.880
A11.497.760.700
Unique ID
D013090
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013090
Scope Note
Male germ cells derived from SPERMATOGONIA. The euploid primary spermatocytes undergo MEIOSIS and give rise to the haploid secondary spermatocytes which in turn give rise to SPERMATIDS.
Entry Term(s)
Spermiocytes
NLM Classification #
WJ 834
Previous Indexing
Spermatozoa (1966-1974)
See Also
Sperm Maturation
Public MeSH Note
85; was see under SPERMATOZOA 1975-84
History Note
85(75); was see under SPERMATOZOA 1975-84
Date Established
1985/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/11
Revision Date
2002/07/03
Spermatocytes Preferred
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