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1. acrosome

noun. a process at the anterior end of a sperm cell that produces enzymes to facilitate penetration of the egg.

Synonyms

  • spermatozoon
  • sperm
  • process
  • sperm cell
  • outgrowth
  • spermatozoan

Antonyms

  • increment
  • irreversible process
  • reversible process
  • decrease

Etymology

  • -some (English)
  • σῶμα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • acro- (English)
  • ἄκρος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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