nounpl. sem′i·na or -·mens
the thick, whitish fluid secreted by the male reproductive organs and containing the spermatozoa
Origin of semenModern Latin from L, seed
A viscous whitish secretion of the male reproductive organs, containing spermatozoa and consisting of secretions of the testes, seminal vesicles, prostate, and bulbourethral glands. Also called seminal fluid .
Origin of semenMiddle English from Latin sēmen seed, semen ; see sē- in Indo-European roots.
- A slimy, milky fluid produced in male reproductive organs that contains the reproductive cells.
From Latin sÄ“men (“seed")