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- n. Sperm; spermatozoon.
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- n. one of the cells from which the spermatozoids are developed.
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- n. the male reproductive cell; the male gamete
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Ten to the twenty-seventh power—a one followed by twenty-seven zeroes, a thousand million million million million atoms––are organized by a single act when a protozoan-like sperm cell adds its message of genetic material into a receptive egg cell.