spermatozoid

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noun sper·ma·to·zo·id \-ˈzō-əd\

Definition of spermatozoid

  1. :  a motile male gamete of a plant usually produced in an antheridium

Origin and Etymology of spermatozoid

International Scientific Vocabulary, from New Latin spermatozoon


First Known Use: 1854


Medical Dictionary

spermatozoid

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noun sper·ma·to·zo·id \-ˈzō-əd\

Medical Definition of spermatozoid

  1. :  a male gamete of a plant motile by anterior cilia


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