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acrosome


acrosome

noun ac·ro·some \ˈak-rə-ˌsōm\

Definition of ACROSOME

:  an anterior prolongation of a spermatozoon that releases egg-penetrating enzymes
ac·ro·so·mal \ˌak-rə-ˈsō-məl\ adjective

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February 27, 2015
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