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Definition of Sperm
spermGamete Gam"ete (g[a^]m"[=e]t; g[.a]*m[=e]t"; the latter
usually in compounds), n. [Gr. gameth` wife, or game`ths
husband, fr. gamei^n to marry.] (Biol.)
A sexual cell or germ cell; a conjugating cell which unites
with another of like or unlike character to form a new
individual. In Bot., gamete designates esp. the similar sex
cells of the lower thallophytes which unite by conjugation,
forming a zygospore. The gametes of higher plants are of two
sorts, sperm (male) and egg (female); their union is
called fertilization, and the resulting zygote an o["o]spore.
In Zo["o]l., gamete is most commonly used of the sexual cells
of certain Protozoa, though also extended to the germ cells
of higher forms. SpermSperm Sperm, n.[F. sperme, L. sperma, Gr. ???, ???, from ????
to sow. Cf. Spore.] (Physiol.)
The male fecundating fluid; semen. See Semen.
Sperm cell (Physiol.), one of the cells from which the
spermatozoids are developed.
Sperm morula. (Biol.) Same as Spermosphere. SpermSperm Sperm, n.[Contr. fr. spermaceti.]
Sperm oil, a fatty oil found as a liquid, with spermaceti,
in the head cavities of the sperm whale.
Sperm whale. (Zo["o]l.) See in the Vocabulary.
Meaning of Sperm from wikipedia
is the male reproductive
cell, or gamete, in anisogamous forms
of ****ual reproduction
(forms in which there
is a larger, female reproductive
- extant species
in the sperm whale
with the pygmy sperm whale
and dwarf sperm whale
of the genus
Kogia. The sperm whale
is a pelagic
- Sperm donation
is the provision
by a man of his sperm
with the intention
that it be used in the artificial insemination
theft, also known
use of sperm
and burgling), occurs
when a man's **** is used...
the male body the sperm
's survival likelihood
and it may die, thereby decreasing
the total sperm
quality. Sperm cells
come in two types...
- A sperm granuloma
is a lump of extravasated sperm
that appears along
the vasa deferentia
men. Sperm granulomas
to either: A sperm which contains
an X chromosome, produced
in the usual
way by a male, referring
to the occurrence
of such a sperm
- Sperm competition
is the competitive process between
****tozoa of two or more different males
the same egg during
- a ****ual partner. Sperm
sold by a sperm donor
as donor sperm
. A sperm
bank may be a separate entity supplying donor sperm
oil is a waxy liquid obtained
whales. It is a clear, yellowish liquid
with a very faint
oil has a different composition
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