Examples of sperm in a Sentence
The sperm fertilizes the egg.
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The only job a woman might not be qualified for is sperm donor.
Typically, octopuses mate when the male shoots a package of sperm called a spermatophore at the female through the water.
Baxter figured her dad could be her half-brothers’ sperm donor.
On a spring evening after a full moon, more than a hundred species of the reef’s corals emit eggs and sperm into the water—a mass spawning event timed to the moonlight’s arrival.
But the technology has also raised important ethical questions, especially when gene editing makes changes to the human germ-line, the genes of sperm, eggs or embryos.
The team catches the males and collects samples of their sperm.
But are lower sperm counts related to external toxins?
French law still restricts techniques such as artificial insemination using donated sperm to heterosexual couples.
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First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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