seminiferous

adjective
sem·​i·​nif·​er·​ous | \ ˌse-mə-ˈni-f(ə-)rəs How to pronounce seminiferous (audio) \

Definition of seminiferous

: producing or bearing seed or semen

First Known Use of seminiferous

1692, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for seminiferous

Latin semin-, semen seed + English -iferous

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“Seminiferous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/seminiferous. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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seminiferous

adjective
sem·​i·​nif·​er·​ous | \ ˌsem-ə-ˈnif-(ə-)rəs How to pronounce seminiferous (audio) \

Medical Definition of seminiferous

: producing or bearing seed or semen the seminiferous epithelium of the testis

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