Spermatic Sper*mat"ic, a. [L. spermaticus, Gr. ????: cf. F. spermatique. See {Sperm}.] (Physiol.) Of or pertaining to semen; as, the spermatic fluid, the spermatic vessels, etc. [1913 Webster]

{Spermatic cord} (Anat.), the cord which suspends the testicle within the scrotum. It is made up of a connective tissue sheath inclosing the spermatic duct and accompanying vessels and nerves. [1913 Webster]

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  • spermatic — SPERMÁTIC, Ă, spermatici, ce, adj. Care aparţine spermei, privitor la spermă, care conţine sau produce spermă. – Din fr. spermatique. Trimis de claudia, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  SPERMÁTIC adj. v. seminal. Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa:… …   Dicționar Român

  • spermatic — [spər mat′ik] adj. [MFr spermatique < LL spermaticus < Gr spermatikos] 1. of, like, or having to do with sperm or sperm cells; generative or seminal 2. of or having to do with a spermary …   English World dictionary

  • spermatic — adj. of or relating to a sperm or spermary. Phrases and idioms: spermatic cord a bundle of nerves, ducts, and blood vessels passing to the testicles. Etymology: LL spermaticus f. Gk spermatikos (as SPERM) …   Useful english dictionary

  • spermatic — adjective Date: 15th century 1. relating to sperm or a spermary 2. resembling, carrying, or full of sperm …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • spermatic — spermatically, adv. /sperr mat ik/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or resembling sperm; seminal; generative. 2. pertaining to a spermary. [1530 40; < LL spermaticus < Gk spermatikós relating to seed, equiv. to spermat (s. of spérma) SPERM1 + ikos IC] …   Universalium

  • spermatic — adjective a) of, pertaining to, or resembling sperm b) producing, conveying or containing sperm; seminiferous …   Wiktionary

  • spermatic — Relating to the sperm or semen. * * * sper·mat·ic (.)spər mat ik adj relating to, resembling, carrying, or full of sperm * * * sper·mat·ic (spər matґik) [L. spermaticus; Gr. spermatikos] 1. seminal. 2. spermatozoal …   Medical dictionary

  • spermatic — Synonyms and related words: cervical, clitoral, excretory, fecundative, fertilizing, gametic, gamic, genital, germinal, lachrymal, lachrymose, lacrimatory, lactational, lacteal, lacteous, life giving, multiparous, ovarian, penial, penile, phallic …   Moby Thesaurus

  • spermátic — adj. m., pl. spermátici; f. sg. spermáticã, pl. spermátice …   Romanian orthography

  • spermatic — sper·mat·ic || spÉœr mætɪk /spɜː adj. of or pertaining to sperm; containing or producing sperm; of a spermary …   English contemporary dictionary

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