HyperDic: acrosome

English > 1 sense of the word acrosome:
NOUNbodyacrosomea process at the anterior end of a sperm cell that produces enzymes to facilitate penetration of the egg
English > acrosome: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningA process at the anterior end of a sperm cell that produces enzymes to facilitate penetration of the egg.
Part ofsperm, sperm cell, spermatozoon, spermatozoanThe male reproductive cell
Broaderprocess, outgrowth, appendageA natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant
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