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  • n. The part of a spermatozoon between the head and the tail; it consists of mitochondria, centrioles, and an axoneme

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  • Normal sperm have a smooth, oval head with no defects in the neck, midpiece, or tail.

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  • The male sex cell, typically consisting of a head, midpiece, and tail.

    sperm

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