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ˈsi mənse·men

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. semen, seed, seminal fluid, ejaculate, cum, comenoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. semennoun

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

  2. Etymology: From semen

Wikipedia

  1. Semen

    Semen, also known as seminal fluid, is an organic fluid that may contain spermatozoa. It is secreted by the gonads (sexual glands) 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. Semen is also a form of genetic material. In animals, semen has been collected for cryoconservation. Cryoconservation of animal genetic resources is a practice that calls for the collection of genetic material in efforts for conservation of a particular breed.

ChatGPT

  1. semen

    Semen is a viscous fluid containing spermatozoa that is typically released from the penis during ejaculation. It is produced in the male reproductive system and serves as a medium for transporting spermatozoa into the female reproductive system for potential fertilization. Semen is composed of sperm cells, seminal fluid, and various proteins and enzymes that provide nourishment and protection for the sperm.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Semennoun

    the seed of plants

  2. Semennoun

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

Wikidata

  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.

Editors Contribution

  1. semen

    A type of creative fluid secreted by a male animal or male human.

    Semen is vital to create an animal or child.


    Submitted by MaryC on January 22, 2020  

Entomology

  1. Semen

    the fluid secreted in the testes, containing the spermatozoa.

Anagrams for semen »

  1. mesne

  2. neems

  3. mense

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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

Examples of semen in a Sentence

  1. Allan Pacey:

    However, we should not be surprised if the virus which causes COVID-19 is found in the semen of some men, since this has been shown with many other viruses such as Ebola and Zika.

  2. 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.

  3. Barry Behr:

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

  4. Philip Werthman:

    The important thing for most couples is to realize that the sperm actually do play a very significant role in the fertility process, if someone has an abnormal semen analysis, the recommendations are that the man should get evaluated before they undergo any sort of fertility treatments.

  5. Stanton Honig:

    Most men think the exam will be painful or they’ll be violated, but it’s just the opposite, it involves a discussion, a painless physical exam, and a semen analysis.

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