Spermatophore



[spur-mat-uh-fawr, -fohr, spur-muh-tuh-] /spɜrˈmæt əˌfɔr, -ˌfoʊr, ˈspɜr mə tə-/
noun, Zoology.
1.
a capsule surrounding a mass of spermatozoa, produced by the male of various animal species and transferred to the female.
spermatophore
/ˈspɜːmətəʊˌfɔː/
noun
1.
a capsule of spermatozoa extruded by some molluscs, crustaceans, annelids, and amphibians
spermatophore
(spər-māt’ə-fôr’)
A capsule or compact mass of spermatozoa extruded by the males of certain invertebrates and primitive vertebrates and directly transferred to the reproductive parts of the female.

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