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Does spermatozoa and sperm have different meaning?If they are same why do wikipedia have 2webpages ? But most websites mention them as the same thing.I am confused .Thank you in advance

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In broad way we call it sperm but the motile sperm is precisely called spermatozoon and plural form of spermatozoon is spermatozoa. A non motile male gamete is sperm but not spermatozoon but there is a term for that too its spermatium.

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  • $\begingroup$ Not just in humans most animals have sperm, in fact non-motile sperm cells would be the basal condition. $\endgroup$ – John Feb 8 at 2:26

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