or sper·ma·tor·rhoe·a

[spur-muh-tuh-ree-uh, spur-mat-uh-]

noun Pathology.

abnormally frequent and involuntary nonorgasmic emission of semen.

Nearby words

  1. spermatoid,
  2. spermatolysis,
  3. spermatophore,
  4. spermatophyte,
  5. spermatopoietic,
  6. spermatorrhoea,
  7. spermatotoxic,
  8. spermatotoxin,
  9. spermatozoa,
  10. spermatozoid

Origin of spermatorrhea

From New Latin, dating back to 1855–60; see origin at spermato-, -rrhea

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Medicine definitions for spermatorrhea



Involuntary discharge of semen without orgasm.

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