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ˈsi mənse·men

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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.

    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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Semen(noun)

    the seed of plants

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

  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

    Etymology: [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.

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. neems

  2. mesne

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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. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Health Ministry:

    It is a known fact that, during convalescence from Ebola Virus Disease, persons continue to shed virus in bodily fluids for variable periods, However, presence of virus in his semen samples may have the possibility of transmitting the disease through sexual route up to 90 days from time of clinical cure.

  5. 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.

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