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semen

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noun se·men \ˈsē-mən\

Simple Definition of semen

  • : the sticky, whitish liquid containing sperm that is produced by a male's sex organs

Full Definition of semen

  1. :  a viscid whitish fluid of the male reproductive tract consisting of spermatozoa suspended in secretions of accessory glands (as of the prostate and Cowper's glands)

Origin of semen

Middle English, from Latin, seed, semen; akin to Old High German sāmo seed, Latin serere to sow — more at sow


First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with semen


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semen

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noun se·men \ˈsē-mən\

Medical Definition of semen

  1. :  a viscid whitish fluid of the male reproductive tract consisting of spermatozoa suspended in secretions of accessory glands (as of the prostate and Cowper's glands)




Learn More about semen

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "semen" Spanish Central: Translation of "semen" Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "semen"


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