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Category:GO:0001669 ! acrosomal vesicle

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DAG for GO:0001669id: GO:0001669

name: acrosomal vesicle
namespace: cellular_component
def: "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." [ISBN:0124325653, ISBN:0198506732]
synonym: "acrosomal granule" EXACT [GOC:sart]
synonym: "acrosome" EXACT [GOC:dph]
xref: Wikipedia:Acrosome
is_a: GO:0030141 ! secretory granule

AmiGO <GOterm>GO:0001669</GOterm>
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