HyperDic: sperm_cell

English > 1 sense of the expression sperm cell:
NOUNbodysperm cell, sperm, spermatozoon, spermatozoanthe male reproductive cell
English > sperm cell: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningThe male reproductive cell; the male gamete.
Synonymssperm, spermatozoon, spermatozoan
Part ofmale reproductive systemThe reproductive system of males
semen, seed, seminal fluid, ejaculate, cum, comeThe thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract
PartsacrosomeA process at the anterior end of a sperm cell that produces enzymes to facilitate penetration of the egg
flagellumA lash-like appendage used for locomotion (e.g., in sperm cells and some bacteria and protozoa)
BroadergameteA mature sexual reproductive cell having a single set of unpaired chromosomes
Spanishesperma, espermatozoide, espermatozoo
Catalanesperma, espermatozoide, espermatozou, semen

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