Bot. in certain mosses, ferns, etc., a male gamete that moves by means of flagella: it is usually produced in an antheridium
Origin of spermatozoidfrom spermatozoon + -id
- A flagellated male gamete produced by an antheridium, found in certain algae, seedless plants, and gymnosperms. Also called antherozoid .
- A spermatozoon.
Origin of spermatozoidspermatozo(on) -id