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

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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, "Were the murders of California teens the work of a serial killer?," 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, "Fruit flies help explain why a male orgasm matters," 19 Apr. 2018

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circa 1929, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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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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