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Term:
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
secretory granule +     
acrosomal vesicle +   
A structure in the head of a spermatozoon that contains acid hydrolases, and is concerned with the breakdown of the outer membrane of the ovum during fertilization. It lies just beneath the plasma membrane and is derived from the lysosome.
azurophil granule +   
chromaffin granule +   
cortical granule  
dense core granule +   
ficolin-1-rich granule +   
insulin-responsive compartment  
lamellar body +   
mucin granule  
mucocyst 
platelet alpha granule +   
platelet dense granule +   
secretory granule lumen +   
secretory granule membrane +   
specific granule +   
tertiary granule +   
Weibel-Palade body  
zymogen granule +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: acrosomal granule
Related Synonyms: acrosome
Xrefs: Wikipedia:Acrosome
Definition Sources: ISBN:0124325653, ISBN:0198506732

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