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capacitation

capacitation

noun ca·pac·i·ta·tion \kə-ˌpa-sə-ˈtā-shən\

Definition of CAPACITATION

:  the change undergone by sperm in the female reproductive tract that enables them to penetrate and fertilize an egg

First Known Use of CAPACITATION

1951

capacitation

noun ca·pac·i·ta·tion \kə-ˌpas-ə-ˈtā-shən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CAPACITATION

:  the change undergone by sperm in the female reproductive tract that enables them to penetrate and fertilize an egg

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