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semen

[see-muh n] /ˈsi mən/
noun
1.
the viscid, whitish fluid produced in the male reproductive organs, containing spermatozoa.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English < Latin sēmen seed; akin to serere to sow1
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British Dictionary definitions for semen

semen

/ˈsiːmɛn/
noun
1.
the thick whitish fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated from the male genital tract
2.
another name for sperm1
Word Origin
C14: from Latin: seed
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Word Origin and History for semen
n.

late 14c., from Latin semen "seed of plants, animals, or men; race, inborn characteristic; posterity, progeny, offspring," figuratively "origin, essence, principle, cause," from PIE *si-so-, reduplication of root *se- (1) "to sow" (cf. Latin serere "to sow," Old Prussian semen "seed," Lithuanian semens "seed of flax," Old Church Slavonic seme, Old High German samo "seed," German Same; see sow (v.)).

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semen in Medicine

semen se·men (sē'mən)
n.
A viscous whitish secretion of the male reproductive organs, containing spermatozoa and consisting of secretions of the testes, seminal vesicles, prostate, and bulbourethral glands.

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semen in Science
semen
  (sē'mən)   
A thick, whitish fluid that is produced during ejaculation by male mammals and carries sperm cells.
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semen in Culture
semen [(see-muhn)]

The sticky white fluid produced in the male reproductive system that carries sperm.

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