Definition of spermatogenesis in English:

spermatogenesis

noun

Biology
  • The production or development of mature spermatozoa.

    • ‘When teaching students, I describe the processes of spermatogenesis, ovulation and fertilisation as a continuum with implantation and early pregnancy development.’
    • ‘Its production - spermatogenesis - involves cell divisions and reorganization of chromosomal material, which generates genetic diversity.’
    • ‘Reproductive maturity is achieved with the establishment of regular menstruation and ovulation in females and mature spermatogenesis in males.’
    • ‘The strategy for spermatogenesis - the production of sperm - is different.’
    • ‘The constant effect over time argues in favour of either paternal germ cell mutation or other damage to spermatogenic stem cells or the testicular cells necessary for supporting spermatogenesis.’

Pronunciation

spermatogenesis

/ˌspərmədəˈdʒɛnəsəs//ˌspərmədəˈjenəsəs/