TITLE

spermatozoon

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2039
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "spermatozoon" is presented. It refers to the mature male sex or germ cell formed within the seminiferous tubules of the testes. The spermatozoon has a broad oval flattened head with a nucleus and a protoplasmic neck or middle piece and tail. It develops after puberty from the spermatids in the testes in enormous quantities.
ACCESSION #
21246160

 

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