semen

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noun se·men \ˈsē-mən\

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 and Etymology 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


SEMEN Defined for English Language Learners

semen

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noun se·men \ˈsē-mən\

Definition of semen for English Language Learners

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


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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)


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