Sperm is the male gametethat is, the male sex cellor the cell in males which has the capacity to fertilise an egg i. Sperm are produced in the seminiferous tubes of the testes. The pituitary gland at the base of the brain causes testosterone to be produced in the testes.
If male fertility is indeed falling, the earth's population growth rate could plunge. Yes, India's too. There are many funny stories about sperm.
Having a baby is generally a simple and natural experience. However, for some couples it can be difficult to conceive a child. As a male, your fertility generally depends on the quantity and quality of your sperm.
How does the sperm look like? Most men are probably unaware about whether they have healthy or abnormal sperm and how different sperm is from anything they have ever imagined or seen. This may be a cause of infertility or spontaneous abortions during pregnancy. Although sperm are not visible to the naked eye, we can use a microscope to view sperm.
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Getting to grips with the numbers behind the man's part of the reproductive system. Although I'm a biologist, I rarely think much about what the cloudy white stuff contains, but in fact semen is far more complex than my endearing childhood image of mini tadpoles swimming around in thin wallpaper paste. There are many features of human semen that are very familiar to most people, but their importance isn't appreciated.
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The egg cellor ovum plural ovais the female reproductive cell gamete in oogamous organisms. The egg cell is typically not capable of active movement, and it is much larger visible to the naked eye than the motile sperm cells. When egg and sperm fuse, a diploid cell the zygote is formed, which rapidly grows into a new organism.
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