manchette

man·chette

(man-shet'),
A conic array of microtubules that invests the nucleus of a spermatid; believed to play a role in shaping the nucleus during spermiogenesis.
[Fr. cuff, dim. of manche, sleeve, fr. L. manicae; fr. manus, hand]

manchette

(măn-chĕt′) [Fr., a cuff]
A circular band consisting of microtubules around the caudal pole of developing sperm.

manchette

see caudal sheath.
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I could now see her dress in full daylight; a neat, simple mousseline-laine gown fitted her compact round shape to perfection--delicate little collar and manchettes of lace, trim Parisian brodequins showed her neck, wrists, and feet, to complete advantage; but how grave was her face as she came suddenly upon me
Adapted from a novel by Jean-Patrick Manchette, The Gunman is a gleefully violent action thriller.
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sup][4] concluded four possible mechanisms including acrosome being lost in the sertoli cell, [sup][2],[8] acrosome being lost in the cytoplasm, acrosome degeneration and absence, [sup][8] or malfunction of the caudal manchette.
Based on the novel The Prone Gunman by Jean-Patrick Manchette, The Gunman is a slick action thriller about a man of violence, who discovers he cannot turn his back on the past.
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