spermic

[spur-mik]

adjective


Nearby words

  1. spermatozoa,
  2. spermatozoid,
  3. spermatozoon,
  4. spermaturia,
  5. spermi-,
  6. spermicide,
  7. spermidine,
  8. spermiduct,
  9. spermine,
  10. spermiogenesis

Origin of spermic

First recorded in 1855–60; sperm- + -ic

-spermic

variant of -spermal: endospermic.

Origin of -spermic

< New Latin -spermicus. See -sperm, -ic

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British Dictionary definitions for spermic

spermic

adjective

another word for spermatic
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