[sem-uh-nif-er-uh s] /ˌsɛm əˈnɪf ər əs/
Anatomy. conveying or containing semen.
Botany. bearing or producing seed.
containing, conveying, or producing semen: the seminiferous tubules of the testes
(of plants) bearing or producing seeds
seminiferous sem·i·nif·er·ous (sěm’ə-nĭf’ər-əs)
Conveying, containing, or producing semen.
- Seminiferous epithelium
seminiferous epithelium n. Epithelium that lines the seminiferous tubules of the testis.
noun, Anatomy. 1. any of the coiled tubules of the testis in which spermatozoa are produced. seminiferous tubule n. One of two or three twisted curved tubules in each lobule of the testis in which spermatogenesis occurs.
- Seminiferous tubule dysgenesis
seminiferous tubule dysgenesis n. A disorder in which the seminiferous tubules exhibit an abnormal cellular architecture, the testes are small, and few spermatozoa are formed.
[sem-uh-niv-er-uh s] /ˌsɛm əˈnɪv ər əs/ adjective 1. feeding on seeds: seminivorous birds.