Term: spermatocyte centrosome
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Name: spermatocyte
Synonyms: spermatocytes
Definition: A male germ cell that develops from spermatogonia. The euploid primary spermatocytes undergo meiosis and give rise to the haploid secondary spermatocytes which in turn give rise to spermatids.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009005]
Name: centrosome
Definition: A structure comprised of a core structure (in most organisms, a pair of centrioles) and peripheral material from which a microtubule-based structure, such as a spindle apparatus, is organized. Centrosomes occur close to the nucleus during interphase in many eukaryotic cells, though in animal cells it changes continually during the cell-division cycle.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0005813]   QuickGO   AmiGO