In detail

Comparison of egg cell and sperm cell


Overview table - differences and similarities

ovum
(Oocyte)
sperm cell
(Sperm)
GrцЯe0.01cm (diameter)0.005 cm (length)
shaperoundlдnglich
Cell organelleset al Mitochondria, ribosomes, nucleolus, nucleus, cytosolLysosomes (acrosome), mitochondria, nucleus, centrosome
cytoplasmvery muchvery little
Development processoogenesisspermatogenesis
of originEierstцcketesticle
Period ofmostly before birthfrom puberty
karyogramhaploid (23)haploid (23)
allosomeXX or Y
Number of mature cells per month13.000.000.000
locomotionnot possiblemцglich