another name for semen
[spur-mat-uh-sahyd, spur-muh-tuh-] /spɜrˈmæt əˌsaɪd, ˈspɜr mə tə-/ noun 1. spermicide.
noun 1. Cell Biology. one of the cells that result from the meiotic divisions of a spermatocyte and mature into spermatozoa. noun 1. (zoology) any of four immature male gametes that are formed from a spermatocyte, each of which develops into a spermatozoon spermatid sper·ma·tid (spûr’mə-tĭd) n. Any of the four haploid cells formed by […]
noun, plural spermatia [spur-mey-shee-uh] /spɜrˈmeɪ ʃi ə/ (Show IPA) 1. Botany. the nonmotile male gamete of a red alga. 2. Mycology. a minute, colorless cell, of certain fungi and lichens, believed to be a male reproductive body, developed within spermogonia. noun (pl) -tia (-tɪə) 1. a nonmotile male reproductive cell in red algae and some […]
1. a combining form meaning “seed”; used with this meaning and as a combining form of sperm1. in the formation of compound words: spermatogonium. combining form 1. indicating sperm: spermatogenesis 2. indicating seed: spermatophyte spermato- or spermat- pref. Sperm: spermatic. Spermatozoon: spermatogenesis.