spermatocele

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spermatocele

[spər′mad·ə‚sēl]
(medicine)
A cystic dilation of a duct in the head of the epididymis or in the rete testis.
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Interestingly, during the spawning season (June-August) not all the spermatocysts were at the same developmental stage (Fig.
During the early stages of sexual transition, chromatin nucleolar oocytes, perinucleolar oocytes, and atretic follicles were observed within the tissue (Figure 3A), along with developing spermatocysts that became more common in mid-transitional fish (Figure 3B).
The production and maintenance of mature spermatocysts (SVI) within the testes was observed throughout the year.
As a result of the release of mature sperm from spermatocysts into the lobule lumina, the germinal epithelium becomes discontinuous (Fig.