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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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The pH changes observed during semen storage were however insignificant and had a similar course in both boar groups.
2006), although the semen storage by cooling does not extend the spermatozoa lifetime for similar periods as freezing techniques, it allows a significant increase of motility period when compared to semen exposed to room temperature.
Antioxidant EGCG and SOD in association with seminal plasma are effective in exerting some compensatory protection against the detrimental effect of sorted semen storage while their action is not evident during the sorting procedures [28].
The significantly higher values of VEJ and VSEJ for LW boars compared to CR boars (Fig 2a) could arise from greater secretory capacity of the accessory sex glands and higher semen storage capacity of the epididymis of the LW boars.
2010a), which are important for the in vivo maintenance of sperm viability, and that could have relevance for the practice of supplementation of the semen storage and cryopre-servation mediums to improve the quality of the spermatozoa.
Experts say this explains the requests for semen storage, which are even higher on occasion than those for donor sperm.
Effects of constant, 9 and 16-h light cycles on sperm quality, semen storage ability and motile sperm subpopulation structure of boar semen.
We need to understand that men's concerns regarding semen storage and its depletion are culturally implanted.