spermatozoon

noun sper·ma·to·zo·on \ (ˌ)spər-ˌma-tə-ˈzō-ˌän , -ˈzō-ən , ˌspər-mə-tə- \

Definition of spermatozoon

plural spermatozoa play \(ˌ)spər-ˌma-tə-ˈzō-ə, ˌspər-mə-tə-\
1 :a motile male gamete of an animal usually with rounded or elongate head and a long posterior flagellum

spermatozoal

play \(ˌ)spər-ˌma-tə-ˈzō-əl, ˌspər-mə-tə-\ adjective

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spermatozoon

noun sper·ma·to·zo·on \ -ˈzō-ˌän, -ˈzō-ən \

medical Definition of spermatozoon

plural spermatozoa play \-ˈzō-ə\
:a motile male gamete of an animal usually with rounded or elongate head and a long posterior flagellum

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