seminal fluid

noun

Definition of seminal fluid

1 : semen
2 : the part of the semen that is produced by various accessory glands (such as the prostate gland and seminal vesicles) : semen excepting the spermatozoa

Examples of seminal fluid in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The proceedings also revealed previously undisclosed evidence in the case, including the results of DNA testing that found seminal fluid on Kuhnla’s underwear and described blood found on her clothing and body. Michael Ruiz, Fox News, 14 June 2022 For the aging male, erectile dysfunction increases with age, and the quality of seminal fluid and sperm also declines. New York Times, 15 Apr. 2020 At the time of Claire Hough's murder, criminalists would often bring their own seminal fluid to the lab and use it to ensure the chemicals used to detect semen were working correctly. CBS News, 9 June 2018 In the abdomens of male drosophila lie brain cells which produce a pleasure protein called neuropeptide corazonin, which triggers the release of sperm and seminal fluid. Melissa Healy, latimes.com, 19 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of seminal fluid

circa 1929, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of seminal fluid was circa 1929

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3 Jul 2022

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“Seminal fluid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/seminal%20fluid. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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More Definitions for seminal fluid

seminal fluid

noun

Medical Definition of seminal fluid

1 : semen
2 : the part of the semen that is produced by various accessory glands (as the prostate gland and seminal vesicles) : semen excepting the spermatozoa

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