seminiferous

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adjective sem·i·nif·er·ous \ˌse-mə-ˈni-f(ə-)rəs\

Definition of seminiferous

  1. :  producing or bearing seed or semen

Origin and Etymology of seminiferous

Latin semin-, semen seed + English -iferous


First Known Use: 1692


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seminiferous

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adjective sem·i·nif·er·ous \ˌsem-ə-ˈnif-(ə-)rəs\

Medical Definition of seminiferous

  1. :  producing or bearing seed or semen <the seminiferous epithelium of the testis>


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