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acrosome reaction
Subject Category
L Animal Science and Animal Products
S Biological Sciences
Changes that occur to liberate the enzymes of the acrosome of a sperm (spermatozoa). Acrosome reaction allows the sperm to penetrate the zona pellucida and enter the ovum during fertilization.
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Broader Term
animal reproduction
Related Term
sperm capacitation
reacción acrosómica
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