11.67: Human Sperm Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12 % Progress MEMORY METER This indicates how strong in your memory this concept is Practice Progress % % Practice Now MEMORY METER This indicates how strong in your memory this concept is Share Add to Library Turn In Read Practice Resources Details Loading... Notes/Highlights Having trouble? Report an issue. Color Highlighted Text Notes Show More Vocabulary Language: English ▼ English epididymis Male reproductive organs where sperm mature and are stored until they leave the body. meiosis Process in cell division during which chromosome number is halved in order to produce gametes. mitochondria Organelle of the cell in which energy is generated. mitosis Division of the nucleus. nucleus Eukaryotic cell structure that contains the genetic material, DNA. semen Fluid containing the sperm. sperm Male gamete, or reproductive cell. spermatid Non-motile cell in the sperm maturation process that has half the number of chromosomes of the original cell. vas deferens Tube that carries sperm from the epididymis to the urethra. Image Attributions Show Hide Details Description Defines sperm and explains how it is produced. Learning Objectives None Related Materials Sperm - Advanced Human Sperm Difficulty Level: At Grade Authors: Jessica Harwood Douglas Wilkin, Ph.D. Contributors: Doris Kraus, Ph.D. Niamh Gray-Wilson Jean Brainard, Ph.D. Sarah Johnson Jane Willan Corliss Karasov Editors: Douglas Wilkin, Ph.D. Tags: epididymis SCI.BIO.952.L.2 SCI.LSC.952.L.1 (4 more) semen sperm spermatids vas deferens Subjects: science Life Science Concept Nodes: SCI.LSC.952 (Human Sperm) Grades: 7 , 8 Date Created: Nov 29, 2012 Last Modified: Aug 30, 2016 Vocabulary None Save or share your relevant files like activites, homework and worksheet.To add resources, you must be the owner of the Modality. Click Customize to make your own copy.