sperm bank


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sperm bank

n
(Medicine) a place in which semen is stored until it is required for artificial insemination

sperm′ bank`


n.
a repository for storing sperm and keeping it viable under scientifically controlled conditions prior to its use in artificial insemination.
[1970–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sperm bank - a depository for storing sperm
depositary, depository, repository, deposit - a facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping
Translations
spermabank
zaadbank

sperm bank

nSamenbank f

sperm bank

nbanca dello sperma
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