Definitions for semenˈsi mən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. semen, seed, seminal fluid, ejaculate, cum, come(noun)

    the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract

Wiktionary

  1. semen(Noun)

    The fluid, produced in male reproductive organs of an animal, that contains the reproductive cells.

  2. Origin: From semen

Webster Dictionary

  1. Semen(noun)

    the seed of plants

  2. Semen(noun)

    the seed or fecundating fluid of male animals; sperm. It is a white or whitish viscid fluid secreted by the testes, characterized by the presence of spermatozoids to which it owes its generative power

  3. Origin: [L., from the root of serere, satum, to sow. See Sow to scatter seed.]

Freebase

  1. Semen

    Semen, also known as seminal fluid, is an organic fluid that may contain spermatozoa. It is secreted by the gonads and other sexual organs of male or hermaphroditic animals and can fertilize female ova. In humans, seminal fluid contains several components besides spermatozoa: proteolytic and other enzymes as well as fructose are elements of seminal fluid which promote the survival of spermatozoa and provide a medium through which they can move or "swim". Semen is produced and originates from the seminal vesicle, which is located in the pelvis. The process that results in the discharge of semen is called ejaculation.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Semen

    sē′men, n. the impregnating fluid of male animals, usually whitish, viscid, containing innumerable spermatozoa. [L.]

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Semen

    The thick, yellowish-white, viscid fluid secretion of male reproductive organs discharged upon ejaculation. In addition to reproductive organ secretions, it contains SPERMATOZOA and their nutrient plasma.

Anagrams for semen »

  1. neems

  2. mesne

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of semen in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of semen in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Barry Behr:

    I think that for a man who feels or seems otherwise healthy and has aberrant semen parameters.

  2. Wendy Kiso:

    We process the semen and we extend it in such a way that we can freeze it, this is a genetic resource bank for Asian elephants.

  3. Michel Van Herp:

    It's entirely possible to do this, at least we could reassure an individual that his semen is negative and he is not contagious.

  4. Bruce Aylward:

    It's not the sex that is dangerous, it's the semen that is dangerous, how people actually get exposed, in soiled linens or whatever, is not clear.

  5. Philippe Maughan:

    We are saying that the outbreak is over after 42 days but technically it could be longer because of the risk of sexual transmission through contaminated semen.

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