What is Polyspermy?

Asked by Mudita Singh | 16th Feb, 2012, 05:47: PM

Expert Answer:

Polyspermy refers to the penetration of multiple sperms (spermatozoa) into a single ovum at the time of fertilization. It occurs normally in certain species but only abnormally in species such as humans.

The remaining sperms die and disintegrate.

Answered by  | 17th Feb, 2012, 08:04: AM

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