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Structure of Sperm
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In this lesson i have discussed about the structure of sperm . Also I have discussed about different parts of sperm . It is devided into 4 parts Head Neck Middle piece Tail We have seen that middlepiece is having numerous mitochondria which provides energy to sperm . Thank you

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Kalpesh J Gadhvi
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Very helpful for beginners. Great job, sir.
Sir what is the function of 2 centrioles in the sperm cell...
Sorry sorry my fault u r correct... I was confused between accessory gland and accessory ducts
No need to be sorry you just understand a concept it is more important !!
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You are wrong at the moment of accessory ducts. Because accessory ducts includes 1.Seminal Vesicles 2. Prostate glands 3. Bulbourethral glands
You are wrong at the moment of accessory ducts. Because accessory ducts includes 1.Seminal Vesicles 2. Prostate glands 3. Bulbourethral glands
Sorry sorry my fault u r correct... I was confused between accessory gland and accessory ducts
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  3. Gametogenesis The testis and ovary produce the male and female gametes respectively by gametogenesis (spermatogenesis in males and oogenesis in females). Spermatogenesis . In males, sperms are produced by the spermatogonia (immature germ cells), which are present in the inner walls of the seminiferous tubules. . Spermatogonia increase in number by mitosis. These are diploid . Some of the spermatogonia called primary spermatocytes periodically undergo meiosis.

  4. Spermatogenesis Spermatogenesis patogonium Spermatozna Secondary spermatocyte Spermatid Pnmary spermatocyte Sertoli cell Spermatogonium Primary spermatocyte Meosis I hy Meiosis I D O Spermatids Mature sperm cells

  5. . After the first meiotic division, two haploid and equal secondary spermatocytesare formed. . These further undergo meiosis to give rise to four haploicd spermatids. . These spermatids are converted into sperms by spermiogenesis. .The sperm head gets embedded in the Sertoli cells after spermiogenesis and is released from the seminiferous tubules by spermiation. . Spermatogenesis starts at puberty by the action of the gonadotropin releasing hormone (GnRH), which in turn causes the release of two gonadotropins called Luteinizing Hormone (LH) and Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH). . LH acts on Leydig cells and causes them to release androgens, which stimulate the process of spermatogenesis while the FSH acts on the Sertoli cells, which help in spermiogenesIS.

  6. Structure of a Sperm -Acrosome Head Nucleus Neck- Centrioles Midpiece Mitochondria -Tail Sperm cell

  7. . A mature sperm consists of: o Head o Neck o Middle piece o Tail . The whole sperm is enclosed in a plasma membrane . The head consists of a haploid nucleus and a cap-like acrosome, which contains enzymes that aid in fertilisation. . The middle piece contains several mitochondria, which produce energy for the motility of the sperm. . Sperms released by the seminiferous tubules are transported by the accessory ducts. . Secretions of epididymis, vas deferens, seminal vesicles, and prostate are essential for maturation and motility of sperms.

  8. Oogenesis Oogenesis Oogonium Primary oocyte Primary oocyte Primary follicle Meiosis I (m) Polar bh. Ovary Secondary oocyte Ovulation Meiosis Mature follicle Polar body Ovum Ruptured follicle Mature egg cell

  9. .The ovum is formed by the process of oogenesis. . It starts during embryonic growth and millions of gamete mother cells (oogonia) are formed in the foetal ovary These cells undergo meiosis, but get temporarily arrested at the prophase and are called primary oocytes. . Before reaching puberty, a large number of primary oocytes degenerate and the remaining ones get surrounded by layers of granulosa cells and new theca and are called secondary follicles. . The secondary follicles are then converted into tertiary folliclesthat have characteristic fluid-filled cavity called antrum. At this stage, the primary oocyte present within the tertiary follicle completes meiosis, which results in the formation of haploid secondary oocyte and a tiny polar body. . This tertiary follicle further changes into the Graafian follicle. The secondary oocyte is surrounded by the zone pellucida. . Then the Graafian follicle ruptures to release the ovum by ovulation.