Sperm Cells

This human anatomy diagram with labels depicts and explains the details and or parts of the Sperm Cells. Human anatomy diagrams and charts show internal organs, body systems, cells, conditions, sickness and symptoms information and/or tips to ensure one lives in good health.

A sperm cell Sperm cells are the male reproductive sex cells. Sperm cells are composed of a head that is packed with half the DNA needed for an organism and a tail that is used for movement.

Sperm centrioles. Most sperm cells have centrioles in the sperm neck. Sperm of many animals has 2 typical centrioles known as the proximal centriole and distal centriole. Some animals like human and bovine have a single typical centriole, known as the proximal centriole, and a second centriole with atypical structure.

Your father and every other human male carry sperm cells, or male sex cells, in their testes. When an egg cell and a sperm cell unite, the two combine to form an embryo or an unborn, developing organism. At this point, the embryo is able to develop into a fully formed offspring of its parents.

Sperm Cells