sex cell :
- n a spermatozoon or an ovum; a cell responsible for transmitting DNA to the next generation
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- How Do Sperm Recognize Eggs? Mechanism Finally Found
It's the stuff of 3rd-grade sex ed: sperm meets egg to make baby. But, surprisingly, scientists have actually been in the dark about one crucial step: how the two sex cells recognize each other amidst the fluid frenzy in the Fallopian tubes. Now researchers have announced that they've found the missing piece of this fertilization puzzle, and that the discovery could lead to individualized ...
April 16, 2014 - Discover