Definition of spermatium
: a nonmotile male gamete of a red alga; also : a nonmotile cell functioning as a male gamete in certain fungi and lichens
spermatialplay \-sh(ē-)əl\ adjective
Origin and Etymology of spermatium
New Latin, from Greek spermation, diminutive of spermat-, sperma
First Known Use: 1856
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