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"Structure of a mouse spermatozoa" A labelled image of the the spermatozoon which is made up of two main regions, the head and the tail. The anterior portion of the head is covered by the acrosomal cap, containing active enzymes to degrade the zone pellucida of the oocyte; and the head is joined to the tail by the connecting piece. The tail is divided into three regions: the mid piece (mitochondrial sheath); principal piece; and the end-piece.. Drawn by student z3463514.

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Mark Hill - Lecture 2 "Fertilisation"

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