spermo-

spermo-

a combining form of sperm1, used also with the meaning “seed,” “germ,” “semen,” in the formation of compound words: spermophyte.
Also, especially before a vowel, sperm-.
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spermato-, (before a vowel) spermo-, (before a vowel) spermat- or (before a vowel) sperm-
 
combining form
1.  indicating sperm: spermatogenesis
2.  indicating seed: spermatophyte
 
[from Greek sperma, spermat-, seed; see sperm1]
 
spermo-, (before a vowel) spermo-, (before a vowel) spermat- or (before a vowel) sperm-
 
combining form
 
[from Greek sperma, spermat-, seed; see sperm1]
 
spermat-, (before a vowel) spermo-, (before a vowel) spermat- or (before a vowel) sperm-
 
combining form
 
[from Greek sperma, spermat-, seed; see sperm1]
 
sperm-, (before a vowel) spermo-, (before a vowel) spermat- or (before a vowel) sperm-
 
combining form
 
[from Greek sperma, spermat-, seed; see sperm1]

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