Fertilization 10.09 #0

Fertilization 10.09

Fertilization takes place in the fallopian tube when the head of the sperm cell, or spermatozoon, penetrates the much larger ripe egg cell, or mature ovum. This forms a single cell - the fertilized egg or zygote, which contains 23 pairs of chromosomes.

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