Zool. a primitive male germ cell which divides into spermatocytes or more spermatogonia
Origin of spermatogoniumModern Latin from spermato- + Classical Greek gon?, seed: see gonad
Any of the cells that give rise through mitosis to the spermatocytes and are found in the testes of vertebrates.
Origin of spermatogoniumNew Latin spermato- -gonium seed, cell, reproductive structure of a fungus or plant ; see spermogonium .