semen

noun se·men \ ˈsē-mən \
Updated on: 21 Nov 2017

Definition of semen

: 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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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


SEMEN Defined for English Language Learners

semen

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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

noun se·men \ ˈsē-mən \

medical Definition of semen

: 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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