spermicide

noun sper·mi·cide \ ˈspər-mə-ˌsīd \

Definition of spermicide

: a preparation or substance (such as nonoxynol-9) used to kill sperm

spermicidal

play \ˌspər-mə-ˈsī-dəl\ adjective

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First Known Use of spermicide

1929

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SPERMICIDE Defined for English Language Learners

spermicide

Definition of spermicide for English Language Learners

  • : a substance that is used to kill sperm in order to prevent pregnancy


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spermicide

noun sper·mi·cide \ ˈspər-mə-ˌsīd \

medical Definition of spermicide

: a preparation or substance (as nonoxynol-9) used to kill sperm called also spermatocide

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