Tag: acrosome

Sperm’s journey to the egg

Obstacles in the female reproductive tract

Since its formation to the fertilization of the egg, spermatozoids have to cross a complicated path full of obstacles. Only one spermatozoid will overcome all the barriers and fertilize the egg, creating therefore a new being.

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Natural pregnancy

Breaking of the egg's layers

In order to achieve a natural pregnancy, a minimum concentration of motile sperm is required. Likewise, there should be no obstruction of the Fallopian tubes and sexual intercourse should take place during the woman’s fertile days.

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Sperm formation

It takes place in testicles and lasts two months and a half approximately. It is the maduration of some cells that split, madurate, and eventually become spermatozoa.

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