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sperm



Pronunciation: (spûrm), [key]
n.,
pl. sperm, sperms for 2.

1. semen.
2. a male reproductive cell; spermatozoon.

sperm



Pronunciation: (spûrm), [key]
n.
1. spermaceti.
2. See sperm whale.
3. See sperm oil.

sperm-




var. of spermo- before a vowel: spermine.

-sperm




a combining form with the meaning “one having seeds” of the kind specified by the initial element: gymnosperm.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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