Reproductive Physiology

Animal Science 4314

Rat Sperm

picture of rat sperm

Tissue: Spermatozoa (rat)

Function:

Key structures:

a) Head (Hooked shape)

b) Midpiece

c) Tail

Boar Sperm

picture of boar sperm

Tissue: Spermatozoa (Boar)

Function:

Key structures:

a) Head

b) Midpiece

c) Tail

d) Cytoplasmic droplet (sign of immature spermatozoan)

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