spermatic

spermatic

[spur-mat-ik]
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or resembling sperm; seminal; generative.
2.
pertaining to a spermary.

Origin:
1530–40; < Late Latin spermaticus < Greek spermatikós relating to seed, equivalent to spermat- (stem of spérma) sperm1 + -ikos -ic

spermatically, adverb
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spermatic, spermic or spermous (spɜːˈmætɪk, ˈspɜːmɪk, ˈspɜːməs)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to spermatozoa: spermatic fluid
2.  of or relating to the testis: the spermatic artery
3.  of or relating to a spermary
 
[C16: from Late Latin spermaticus, from Greek spermatikos concerning seed, from sperma seed, sperm1]
 
spermic, spermic or spermous
 
adj
 
[C16: from Late Latin spermaticus, from Greek spermatikos concerning seed, from sperma seed, sperm1]
 
spermous, spermic or spermous
 
adj
 
[C16: from Late Latin spermaticus, from Greek spermatikos concerning seed, from sperma seed, sperm1]
 
sper'matically, spermic or spermous
 
adv

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spermatic sper·mat·ic (spər-māt'ĭk)
adj.

  1. Of, relating to, or resembling sperm.

  2. Containing, conveying, or producing sperm.

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