acrosomal vesicle


n.

A vesicle derived from the Golgi apparatus during spermiogenesis; its membrane adheres to the nuclear envelope of the sperm and, together with the acrosomal granule within the vesicle, spreads in a thin layer over the pole of the nucleus to form the acrosomal cap.

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