Spermatophorous Sper`ma*toph"o*rous, a. (Physiol.) Producing seed, or sperm; seminiferous; as, the so-called spermatophorous cells. [1913 Webster]

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  • spermatophore — spermatophoral /sperr meuh tof euhr euhl/, spermatophorous /sperr meuh tof euhr euhs/, adj. /sperr mat euh fawr , fohr , sperr meuh teuh /, n. Zool. a capsule surrounding a mass of spermatozoa, produced by the male of various animal species and… …   Universalium

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