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Vocabulary Term Details

Acrosome

Definition (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acrosome)

The acrosome is an organelle that develops over the anterior half of the head in the spermatozoa (sperm cells) of many animals. It is a cap-like structure derived from the Golgi apparatus. Acrosome formation is completed during testicular maturation. (Wikipedia)

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Spermatozoa
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This term is used for the following terms: 
Perforatorium

Approved Date
19-Apr-2013

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