Examples of sperm in a sentence
The sperm fertilizes the egg.
Origin and Etymology of sperm
Middle English, from Middle French esperme, sperme, from Late Latin spermat-, sperma, from Greek, literally, seed, from speirein to sow; probably akin to Armenian p'aratem I dispense
First Known Use: 14th century
Definition of sperm-
: seed : germ : sperm spermatheca spermicide
Origin and Etymology of sperm-
Greek sperm-, spermo-, from sperma
SPERM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sperm for English Language Learners
: a cell that is produced by the male sexual organs and that combines with the female's egg in reproduction
: fluid that is produced by the male sexual organs which contains sperm cells
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