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Sperm Capacitation

"Sperm Capacitation" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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The structural and functional changes by which SPERMATOZOA become capable of oocyte FERTILIZATION. It normally requires exposing the sperm to the female genital tract for a period of time to bring about increased SPERM MOTILITY and the ACROSOME REACTION before fertilization in the FALLOPIAN TUBES can take place.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Sperm Capacitation" by people in this website by year, and whether "Sperm Capacitation" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 62 publications over 23 distinct years, with a maximum of 6 publications in 2013
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