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1. Acrosome
A membrane-bound section at the tip of the head of a sperm which contains lytic enzyme s (hyaluronidase in mammalian sperm) which break down the outer coat of the egg and allow the sperm to inject its haploid DNA .

2. Acrosome
Anterior membrane-bound compartment covering the sperm head that contains lytic enzyme s, which help the sperm digest through the tough outer surface of the egg . The compartment is secreted by the Golgi apparatus of the spermatid (young sperm cell).

3. Acrosome reaction
A chemical change that enables a sperm to penetrate an egg .

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