seminal fluid


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seminal fluid

n.
See semen.

sem′inal flu′id


n.
the fluid component of semen, excluding the sperm.
[1925–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.seminal fluid - the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tractseminal fluid - 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"
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Based on the findings, the authors hypothesize that Ebola virus can persist in these tissues in human survivors, and that the virus may reach seminal fluid in men by infecting immune cells called tissue macrophages.
The alteration of seminal fluid changed the speed of the sperm.
Several weeks ago, the CDC published a set of guidelines saying the risk of infecting the baby is negligible if the man undergoes "sperm washing", which can get rid of the virus from his seminal fluid.
ting laboex Billie's handler PC Dean Allen said: "All he finds is seminal fluid.
Persistence and clearance of Ebola virus RNA from seminal fluid of Ebola virus disease survivors: a longitudinal analysis and modelling study.
Key Words: oriental fruit fly; comparative transcriptome; accessory gland protein; seminal fluid protein; reproduction
Seminal fluid has endogenous antioxidants in order to protect sperm cells from ROS excesses.
This may be because chemicals in the original male's seminal fluid can have a lingering effect, and scientists have even suggested that something similar could occur in humans.
aeruginosa isolates were collected from various clinical specimens (urine 32%, sputum 17%, wound 15%, blood 13%, respiratory secretion 9%, aspirate 6%, abscess 2%, endotracheal aspirate 2%, pleural fluid 2%, seminal fluid 2%) of hospitalized people in Sinop and nearby cities, Turkey.
Although, we are not aware of detection of WNV in the seminal fluid of humans, it has been detected in the urine of infected humans (6) and hamsters.
The total phenolic content in the seminal fluid was determined by using the Folin-Ciocalteu method [13].
Dr Sabhan told the court that the CID teams could not identify the attacker from the seminal fluid found on the corpse of the deceased.