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se·men

 (sē′mən)
n.
A viscous whitish secretion of the male reproductive organs, containing spermatozoa and consisting of secretions of the testes, seminal vesicles, prostate, and bulbourethral glands. Also called seminal fluid.

[Middle English, from Latin sēmen, seed, semen; see sē- in Indo-European roots.]

semen

(ˈsiːmɛn)
n
1. (Physiology) the thick whitish fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated from the male genital tract
2. (Physiology) another name for sperm1
[C14: from Latin: seed]

se•men

(ˈsi mən)

n.
a viscid, whitish fluid produced in the male reproductive organs, containing sperm.
[1350–1400; < Latin sēmen seed]

se·men

(sē′mən)
A whitish fluid that is produced by the reproductive organs of male mammals and carries sperm cells.

semen

Fluid containing sperm and secretions from accessory male sex glands.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.semen - the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tractsemen - the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract
milt - seminal fluid produced by male fish
bodily fluid, body fluid, liquid body substance, humour, humor - the liquid parts of the body
sperm, sperm cell, spermatozoan, spermatozoon - the male reproductive cell; the male gamete; "a sperm is mostly a nucleus surrounded by little other cellular material"

semen

noun sperm, seed (archaic or dialect), spunk (taboo), scum (U.S. slang), seminal fluid, come or cum (taboo), jism or jissom (taboo), spermatic fluid semen ejaculated by the male during orgasm

semen

noun
The male fluid of fertilization:
Translations
semeno
siemennestesperma
sáðsáðvökvisæði
정액좆물
spermă
sädesvätskasperma

semen

[ˈsiːmən] Nsemen m

semen

[ˈsiːmən] nsperme m

semen

nSamenflüssigkeit f, → Sperma nt

semen

[ˈsiːmən] nseme m, sperma m

semen

n semen m, esperma m&f
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So much snow and so great heat are never met with in the same region; and indeed I never saw snow in Abyssinia, except on Mount Semen in the kingdom of Tigre, very remote from the Nile, and on Namera, which is indeed not far distant, but where there never falls snow sufficient to wet the foot of the mountain when it is melted.
observed the clerk, while his face assumed an expression of great deference and servility--if not of absolute alarm: "what, a son of that very Semen Rogojin-- hereditary honourable citizen--who died a month or so ago and left two million and a half of roubles?
With more than 16 years of experience working in the Hanson laboratory, she is well-equipped and excited to accept the new role of semen processing and packaging coordinator.
The present study was conducted to determine the effect of seasonal and climatic variations on semen characteristics of Nili-Ravi buffalo breeding bulls in Sahiwal and Bahawalpur districts of Punjab, Pakistan.
Semen ejaculates having motility [greater than or equal to]70% and normal morphology [greater than or equal to]80% were extended into Tris extender consist of equal concentration of each ALA and DHA (0, 3, 5, 10,15ng/ml).
He also put semen in a food jar and the computer mouse used by the co-worker, according to the office of the Orange County District Attorney (DA).
have shown that Ebola RNA persists in the semen of Ebola virus disease (EVD) survivors.
that Zika virus RNA is frequently detected in the semen of men after infection (1) highlights our knowledge gaps regarding the persistence of viruses in genital fluids, especially semen.
The semen of four healthy donor bulls and ejaculates (n= 80) were processed and pooled.
Semen was collected in the full breeding season from 6 birds in the collection of an amateur aviculturist.
Ebola virus can be detected in semen long after a victim recovers from the disease, a new study finds.