spermicidal
adjective see spermicide

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • spermicidal — SYN: spermatocidal. * * * sper·mi·cid·al .spər mə sīd əl adj killing sperm <spermicidal jelly> sper·mi·cid·al·ly ē adv * * * sper·mi·ci·dal (spur″mĭ siґdəl) [sperm + L. caedere to kill] destructive to spermatozoa; called… …   Medical dictionary

  • spermicidal — [[t]spɜ͟ː(r)mɪsa͟ɪd(ə)l[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n A spermicidal cream or jelly contains spermicide …   English dictionary

  • spermicidal — spermicide ► NOUN ▪ a substance that kills spermatozoa, used as a contraceptive. DERIVATIVES spermicidal adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • spermicidal — See spermicide. * * * …   Universalium

  • spermicidal — adjective Having the ability to kill sperm. See Also: spermicide …   Wiktionary

  • spermicidal — sper·mi·ci·dal …   English syllables

  • spermicidal — See: spermicide …   English dictionary

  • spermicidal — adjective destructive to spermatozoa • Pertains to noun: ↑spermicide • Derivationally related forms: ↑spermicide …   Useful english dictionary

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