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Definition of "semen" [‖Se•men]

  • A viscous whitish secretion of the male reproductive organs, containing spermatozoa and consisting of secretions of the testes, seminal vesicles, prostate, and bulbourethral glands. Also called seminal fluid. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "semen" in a sentence
  • "The term semen is, indeed, often applied to the secretion of the testicles alone; but to avoid misunderstanding, Fürbringer [8] recommends that only the mixed secretion, as actually discharged, should be spoken of as the semen, and that this term should never be employed to denote the testicular secretion alone."
  • "The best synonym for "semen" is _______________________."
  • "Only because Ximen sounds just like the English word "semen"."