-bound section at the tip of the head of a sperm which contains lytic enzyme
sperm) which break down the outer coat of the egg
and allow the sperm to inject its haploid DNA
. The acrosome is secreted by the Golgi apparatus
of the spermatid
From the BioTech Dictionary at http://biotech.icmb.utexas.edu/. For further information see the BioTech homenode.