Medical Definition of Sperm
Sperm: A sperm is the male "gamete" or sex cell. It combines with the female "gamete," called an ovum, to form a zygote. The formation process is called "fertilization." (see ovum, zygote).Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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