Spermic
Spermic Sper"mic, a. Of or pertaining to sperm, or semen. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • spermic — di·spermic; platy·spermic; …   English syllables

  • spermic — /sperr mik/, adj. spermatic. [1855 60; SPERM + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • -spermic — var. of spermal: endospermic. [ < NL spermicus. See SPERM, IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • spermic — adj. spermatic; of or pertaining to sperm; containing or producing sperm; of a spermary …   English contemporary dictionary

  • -spermic — sper·mic …   English syllables

  • spermic — /ˈspɜmɪk/ (say spermik) adjective → spermatic …   Australian English dictionary

  • -spermic — |spərmik, pə̄m , pəim , mēk adjective combining form Etymology: New Latin spermicus, from Late Latin sperma sperm + Latin icus ic more at sperm 1. : spermal 2. : being the product of (such) a number of spermatozoa : resulting from ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • spermic — /sperr mik/, adj. spermatic. [1855 60; SPERM + IC] …   Useful english dictionary

  • -spermal — a combining form used to form adjectives corresponding to nouns ending in sperm: gymnospermal. Also, spermic, spermous. [ SPERM + AL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • spermato- — a combining form meaning seed ; used with this meaning and as a combining form of sperm1 in the formation of compound words: spermatogonium. Also, esp. before a vowel, spermat . Cf. sperm , sperm, spermal, spermic, spermo , spermous. [ < Gk …   Universalium

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