Spermatogenous Sper`ma*tog"e*nous, a. [Spermato- + -genous.] (Physiol.) Sperm-producing. [1913 Webster]

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  • spermatogenous — /sperr meuh toj euh neuhs/, adj. producing spermatozoa. [SPERMATO + GENOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • spermatogenous — SYN: spermatogenic. * * * sper·ma·tog·e·nous (spur″mə tojґə nəs) spermatogenic …   Medical dictionary

  • spermatogenous — adj. producing sperm cells …   English contemporary dictionary

  • spermatogenous — sper·ma·tog·e·nous …   English syllables

  • spermatogenous — |spərmə|täjənəs adjective Etymology: spermat + genous : producing sperm * * * /sperr meuh toj euh neuhs/, adj. producing spermatozoa. [SPERMATO + GENOUS] * * * spermatogenetˈic, spermatogenˈic or spermatogˈenous adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Antheridium — An antheridium (plural: antheridia) is a haploid structure or organ producing and containing male gametes (called antherozoids or sperm). It is present in the gametophyte phase of lower plants like mosses and ferns, and also in the primitive… …   Wikipedia

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  • Sperm — The term sperm is derived from the Greek word (σπέρμα) sperma (meaning seed ) and refers to the male reproductive cells. In the types of sexual reproduction known as anisogamy and oogamy, there is a marked difference in the size of the gametes… …   Wikipedia

  • ginkgophyte — ▪ plant division Introduction       any member of the division Ginkgophyta, a group of gymnospermous plants of particular interest to paleobotanists. Two of the three genera of ginkgophytes, Ginkgoites and Baiera, are extinct. The third genus,… …   Universalium

  • spermatogenic — Relating to spermatogenesis; sperm producing. SYN: spermatogenetic, spermatogenous, spermatopoietic (1). * * * sper·mato·gen·ic jen ik adj of, relating to, or constituting spermatogenesis * * * sper·ma·to·gen·ic (spur″mə to jenґik)… …   Medical dictionary

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