View the step-by-step solution to:

Within the Reproductive System :

Within the Reproductive System : Explain how the ovum prevents polyspermy

Top Answer

For fertilization of egg, sperm plasma membrane dissolves due to low pH in the uterus causes exposure of the anti-fertilizin... View the full answer

Sign up to view the full answer

Other Answers

how the ovum prevents polyspermy There are two mechanisms in the sea urchin to avoid polyspermy. There... View the full answer

The eggs of a sexually reproducing organism are adapted to block polyspermy and the defenses are well characterized in... View the full answer

Cortical reaction helps in preventing polyspermy Cortical granules within the egg's cytoplasm release... View the full answer

1 comment
  • I hope this helps you. Thanks
    • ProfExcell
    • Apr 04, 2018 at 1:40am

Why Join Course Hero?

Course Hero has all the homework and study help you need to succeed! We’ve got course-specific notes, study guides, and practice tests along with expert tutors.


Educational Resources
  • -

    Study Documents

    Find the best study resources around, tagged to your specific courses. Share your own to gain free Course Hero access.

    Browse Documents
  • -

    Question & Answers

    Get one-on-one homework help from our expert tutors—available online 24/7. Ask your own questions or browse existing Q&A threads. Satisfaction guaranteed!

    Ask a Question
Ask a homework question - tutors are online