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seminiferous

[sem-uh-nif-er-uh s] /ˌsɛm əˈnɪf ər əs/
adjective
1.
Anatomy. conveying or containing semen.
2.
Botany. bearing or producing seed.
Origin
1685-1695
1685-95; < Latin sēmin- (stem of sēmen) seed, semen + -i- + -ferous
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  • From the cords the seminiferous tubules are developed, and between them connective-tissue septa extend.
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seminiferous

/ˌsɛmɪˈnɪfərəs/
adjective
1.
containing, conveying, or producing semen: the seminiferous tubules of the testes
2.
(of plants) bearing or producing seeds
Word Origin
C17: from Latin sēmin-, sēmen seed + connecting vowel + -ferous
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seminiferous in Medicine

seminiferous sem·i·nif·er·ous (sěm'ə-nĭf'ər-əs)
adj.
Conveying, containing, or producing semen.

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