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Term:
penetration of zona pellucida (GO:0007341)
Annotations: Rat: (9) Mouse: (9) Human: (8) Chinchilla: (7) Bonobo: (8) Dog: (8) Squirrel: (7)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
acrosome reaction +   
agglutination involved in conjugation with cellular fusion 
centrosomal and pronuclear rotation 
dehiscence +  
egg activation +   
embryonic process involved in female pregnancy  
female pregnancy +   
female pronucleus assembly  
fetal process involved in parturition  
fusion of sperm to egg plasma membrane involved in single fertilization +   
gamete generation +   
genital disc sexually dimorphic development 
hemolymph coagulation 
insemination +   
male pronucleus assembly +   
mammalian oogenesis stage +   
maternal process involved in female pregnancy +   
maternal process involved in parturition +   
mating +   
mucilage extrusion from seed coat 
multi-organism reproductive behavior 
natural killer cell cytokine production +   
ovulation +   
ovulation cycle +   
parturition +   
penetration of cumulus oophorus 
penetration of zona pellucida  
The infiltration by sperm of the zona pellucida to reach the oocyte. The process involves digestive enzymes from a modified lysosome called the acrosome, situated at the head of the sperm.
penile erection +   
plantlet formation on parent plant 
pollen tube adhesion 
pollen tube reception 
pollination +  
pronuclear envelope synthesis +  
pronuclear fusion  
pronuclear migration 
regulation of brood size +   
rejection of pollen from other species 
reproductive behavior +   
respiratory burst at fertilization 
seed dehydration 
seed dormancy process +  
seed maturation +  
seminal clot liquefaction  
sexual reproduction +   
sperm aster formation 
sperm competition +   
sperm ejaculation  
sperm entry  
sperm plasma membrane disassembly 
sperm-egg recognition +   
sporangium germination on or near host +  
vasodilation in other organism 

Synonyms
Definition Sources: GOC:jl, http://arbl.cvmbs.colostate.edu/hbooks/pathphys/reprod/fert/fert.html

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