Are Sperm Alive?
"Vincent1 at ix.netcom" at ix.netcom.com
Thu Jan 2 15:18:46 EST 1997
Sid Lipkin wrote:
> Always wondered this...Is human sperm classed as a living creature?
> Is there a genus of animals that it belongs to? Can sperm survive
> outside the human body(in a lab setting)?
> What about anti-bodies? are they Alive in the sense that we define life?
> They have a purpose and act according to certain criteria? is this life?
> Sorry if this is uneducated...just curious
Sperm cells are nothing more than specialized cells of the body that
have a specific function;ie, Phagocyte ( monocyte, lynphocyte,etc.)
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