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spermatic

[spur-mat-ik] /spɜrˈmæt ɪk/
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or resembling sperm; seminal; generative.
2.
pertaining to a spermary.
Origin
1530-1540
1530-40; < Late Latin spermaticus < Greek spermatikós relating to seed, equivalent to spermat- (stem of spérma) sperm1 + -ikos -ic
Related forms
spermatically, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for spermatic

spermatic

/spɜːˈmætɪk/
adjective
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
Derived Forms
spermatically, adverb
Word Origin
C16: from Late Latin spermaticus, from Greek spermatikos concerning seed, from sperma seed, sperm1
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spermatic in Medicine

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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