Semen meaning

sēmən
Frequency:
A viscous whitish secretion of the male reproductive organs, containing spermatozoa and consisting of secretions of the testes, seminal vesicles, prostate, and bulbourethral glands.
noun
5
1
The thick, whitish fluid secreted by the male reproductive organs and containing the spermatozoa.
noun
3
1
A viscous whitish secretion of the male reproductive organs, containing spermatozoa and consisting of secretions of the testes, seminal vesicles, prostate, and bulbourethral glands.
noun
3
1
A slimy, milky fluid produced in male reproductive organs that contains the reproductive cells.
noun
2
2
A thick, whitish fluid that is produced during ejaculation by male mammals and carries sperm cells.
1
1
Advertisement

Origin of semen

  • Middle English from Latin sēmen seed, semen sē- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin sÄ“men (“seed")

    From Wiktionary