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How does a pinhead sperm look like?

By Zaira Salvador.
Last Update: 11/27/2018

In pinhead sperms, distinguishing the head from the midpiece is almost impossible.

This sperm defect is extremely serious, since the absence of head means that the sperm cell lacks genetic material. In other words, fertilization won't be possible in any way.

Suggested for you: What Types of Sperm Morphological Defects Exist?.

 Zaira Salvador
Zaira Salvador
BSc, MSc
Embryologist
Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Technical University of Valencia (UPV). Biotechnology Degree from the National University of Ireland en Galway (NUIG) and embryologist specializing in Assisted Reproduction, with a Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV) and the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI)
License: 3185-CV
Embryologist. Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Technical University of Valencia (UPV). Biotechnology Degree from the National University of Ireland en Galway (NUIG) and embryologist specializing in Assisted Reproduction, with a Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV) and the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI) License: 3185-CV.
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