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Meaning of SPERM

Pronunciation:  spurm

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the male reproductive cell; the male gamete; "a sperm is mostly a nucleus surrounded by little other cellular material"
 

SPERM is a 5 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: sperm cell, spermatozoan, spermatozoon
 
 See Also: acrosome, cum, ejaculate, flagellum, gamete, male reproductive system, seed, semen, seminal fluid

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Sperm\, n.[F. sperme, L. sperma, Gr. ???, ???, from ????
    to sow. Cf. {Spore}.] (Physiol.)
    The male fecundating fluid; semen. See {Semen}.
    
    {Sperm cell} (Physiol.), one of the cells from which the
       spermatozoids are developed.
    
    {Sperm morula}. (Biol.) Same as {Spermosphere}.
    
    
  2. \Sperm\, n.[Contr. fr. spermaceti.]
    Spermaceti.
    
    {Sperm oil}, a fatty oil found as a liquid, with spermaceti,
       in the head cavities of the sperm whale.
    
    {Sperm whale}. (Zo["o]l.) See in the Vocabulary.
    
    
 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: Male reproductive cells produced by the testes and transported in the semen; spermatozoa.
 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Seeing sperm in your dream, symbolizes masculinity and/or fertility. It also indicates the potential for growth and development.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: A reproductive cell produced by the male of an animal species which, when united with an egg (of the same species), results in conception and the development of an embryo.
 
Glossary
 
 Definition: a male gamete.
 

 

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