acrosome (Crossword)

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  1. Appendage
  2. Outgrowth
  3. Process

Definitions of “acrosome”
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• The acrosome is a thin cap of protoplasm encasing the head of a sperm
• A structure at the end of a sperm cell that releases enzymes to digest the cell membrane of an egg
• Cap-like structure that surrounds the sperm head and contains enzymes that help penetration of the egg
• A process at the anterior end of a sperm cell that produces enzymes to facilitate penetration of the egg
• An organelle covering the head of animal sperm and containing enzymes that digest the egg cell coating
• A caplike organelle or saccule derived from Golgi elements that surround the anterior two thirds of the nucleus of a sperm
• (ak´ro-sōm) the caplike, membrane-bound structure covering the anterior portion of the head of a spermatozoon
• The acrosome is an organelle that develops over the anterior half of the head in the spermatozoa (sperm cells) of many animals

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