[ spur-mat-ik ]
/ spɜrˈmæt ɪk /
of, relating to, or resembling sperm; seminal; generative.
pertaining to a spermary.
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Origin of spermatic
OTHER WORDS FROM spermaticsper·mat·i·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for spermatic
spermic (ˈspɜːmɪk) or spermous (ˈspɜːməs)
/ (spɜːˈmætɪk) /
of or relating to spermatozoaspermatic fluid
of or relating to the testisthe spermatic artery
of or relating to a spermary
Derived forms of spermaticspermatically, adverb
Word Origin for spermatic
C16: from Late Latin spermaticus, from Greek spermatikos concerning seed, from sperma seed, sperm 1
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Medical definitions for spermatic
[ spər-măt′ĭk ]
Of, relating to, or resembling sperm.
Containing, conveying, or producing sperm.
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