What are the four main processes that occur in spermatogenesis within the testes?

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1.Mitosis: division of germline epithelium (into spermatogonia)

2. Cell growth

3. Meiosis (2 divisons): results in four haploid daughter cells

4. Cell differentiation: forming sperm cells

Extension: Sertoli cells nourish sperm cells throughout 

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