seminiferous

[sem-uh-nif-er-uh s]

Origin of seminiferous

1685–95; < Latin sēmin- (stem of sēmen) seed, semen + -i- + -ferous
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seminiferous

adjective
  1. containing, conveying, or producing sementhe seminiferous tubules of the testes
  2. (of plants) bearing or producing seeds

Word Origin for seminiferous

C17: from Latin sēmin-, sēmen seed + connecting vowel + -ferous
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seminiferous in Medicine

seminiferous

[sĕm′ə-nĭfər-əs]
adj.
  1. Conveying, containing, or producing semen.
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