spermatorrhea

or sper·ma·tor·rhoe·a

[ spur-muh-tuh-ree-uh, spur-mat-uh- ]
/ ˌspɜr mə təˈri ə, spɜrˌmæt ə- /

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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British Dictionary definitions for spermatorrhoea

spermatorrhoea

esp US spermatorrhea

/ (ˌspɜːmətəʊˈrɪə) /

noun

involuntary emission of semen without orgasm
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Medicine definitions for spermatorrhoea

spermatorrhea

n.

Involuntary discharge of semen without orgasm.

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