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Sperm-Ovum Interactions MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Sperm-Ovum Interactions
Tree Number(s)
G08.686.784.277.800
Unique ID
D013084
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013084
Scope Note
Interactive processes between the oocyte (OVUM) and the sperm (SPERMATOZOA) including sperm adhesion, ACROSOME REACTION, sperm penetration of the ZONA PELLUCIDA, and events leading to FERTILIZATION.
Entry Term(s)
Egg-Sperm Interactions
Gamete Interactions
Oocyte-Sperm Interactions
Ovum-Sperm Interactions
Sperm Penetration
Sperm-Egg Interactions
Sperm-Egg Penetration
Sperm-Oocyte Interactions
Sperm-Oocyte Penetration
Sperm-Ovum Penetration
Sperm-Zona Pellucida Penetration
NLM Classification #
WQ 205
Public MeSH Note
85; was see under FERTILIZATION 1975-84
History Note
85(75); was see under FERTILIZATION 1975-84
Date Established
1985/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/11
Revision Date
2016/06/17
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