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sem·i·nal

(sem'i-năl),
1. Relating to semen.
2. Original or influential of future developments.

seminal

/sem·i·nal/ (sem´ĭ-n'l) pertaining to semen or to a seed.

seminal

(sĕm′ə-nəl)
adj.
Of, relating to, containing, or conveying semen or seed.

sem′i·nal·ly adv.

seminal

See semen.

sem·i·nal

(sem'i-năl)
1. Relating to the semen.
2. Original or influential of future developments.

seminal

emanating from or pertaining to semen.

seminal colliculus
see seminal colliculus.
seminal fluid
some of the fluid originates in the testis but most is contributed by the various sex glands, the amount and the composition from each gland varying between species.
seminal glands
see seminal vesicle.
seminal peritonitis
peritonitis caused by rupture of the vagina by the stallion during mating, or of the cow's uterus by the inseminator; causes a low-grade, chronic peritonitis in the caudal abdomen.
seminal plasma
the liquid supernatant after sedimentation or centrifugation of semen.
seminal vesicle
see seminal vesicle.
seminal vesiculitis
inflammation of the seminal vesicles.
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