spermatoid

[ spur-muh-toid ]
/ ˈspɜr məˌtɔɪd /

adjective

resembling sperm.

Nearby words

  1. spermatocide,
  2. spermatocyte,
  3. spermatogenesis,
  4. spermatogenous,
  5. spermatogonium,
  6. spermatolysis,
  7. spermatophore,
  8. spermatophyte,
  9. spermatopoietic,
  10. spermatorrhea

Origin of spermatoid

spermat- + -oid

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Medicine definitions for spermatoid

spermatoid

[ spûrmə-toid′ ]

adj.

Resembling a sperm or the whiplike tail of a sperm.

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