Examples of sperm in a Sentence
The sperm fertilizes the egg.
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Now, using mouse stem cells instead of the usual sperm and egg, scientists have created a structure like a blastocyst -- an early embryo.
Dutch scientists have made yet another advance in embryonic science, creating synthetic embryos (mouse embryos, that is) without the need for sperm or eggs.
In the abdomens of male drosophila lie brain cells which produce a pleasure protein called neuropeptide corazonin, which triggers the release of sperm and seminal fluid.
But insurers are not required to cover fertility preservation — freezing of eggs, sperm and embryos — for patients facing medical treatments that might leave them unable to have children.
Those stem cells can then be turned into sperm and eggs.
Mortimer then recommended that Ashby be inseminated with her husband’s sperm and that of an anonymous donor in 1980.
The sperm and egg each have 23 chromosomes, which get matched up when your egg is fertilized, ACOG explains.
Scientists have been collecting and storing animals’ sperm and egg cells, as well as bits of skin and other tissue, that one day may be used to revivify species in danger of extinction as a result of hunting or habitat loss.
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Origin and Etymology of sperm
Origin and Etymology of sperm-
SPERM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sperm for English Language Learners
: a cell that is produced by the male sexual organs and that combines with the female's egg in reproduction
: fluid that is produced by the male sexual organs which contains sperm cells
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