-sper·​mic | \ ¦spərmik, -pə̄m-, -pəim-, -mēk \

Definition of -spermic

2 : being the product of (such) a number of spermatozoa : resulting from (such) a multiple fertilization a trispermic egg polyspermic fertilization

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History and Etymology for -spermic

New Latin -spermicus, from Late Latin sperma sperm + Latin -icus -ic

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“-spermic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-spermic. Accessed 25 Feb. 2020.

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