Fertilization

Fertilization

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Fertilization occurs when a sperm cell penetrates the egg, usually in one of the fallopian tubes.

ByHealthwise Staff

Primary Medical Reviewer Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine

Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine

Specialist Medical Reviewer Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology

Current as ofMay 30, 2016

Current as of: May 30, 2016

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology