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The Sperm Production Line

Duration: 02:50

Exclusive Web Clip - The average man produces 100 million sperm per testicle per day, yet each sperm takes around 70 days to develop. This CGI animation shows the incredible processes that take place in a man’s seminiferous tubules every day, comparing the activity to that of a busy factory production line.

Available since: Wed 4 May 2011


Series Producer
Alice Harper
Michael Mosley
Nat Sharman
Executive Producer
Andrew Cohen

This clip is from

Inside the Human Body Creation

1/4 Michael Mosley shows the sequence of biological events that lead to human birth.

First broadcast: 05 May 2011

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