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semen

 [se´men]
fluid discharged at ejaculation in the male, consisting of spermatozoa in their nutrient plasma, secretions from the prostate, seminal vesicles, and various other glands, epithelial cells, and minor constituents. adj., adj sem´inal.

se·men

, pl.

sem·i·na

,

se·mens

(sē'mĕn, sē-mi'nă, sē'menz),
1. The penile ejaculate; a thick, yellowish-white, viscid fluid containing sperms; a mixture produced by secretions of the testes, seminal glands, prostate, and bulbourethral glands. Synonym(s): seminal fluid
2. Synonym(s): seed (1)
[L. semen (semin-), seed (of plants, men, animals)]

semen

(sē′mən)
n.
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.

se·men

, pl. semina, pl. semens (sē'mĕn, -min-ă, -mĕnz)
1. The penile ejaculate; a thick, yellowish-white, viscid fluid containing sperms; a mixture produced by secretions of the testes, seminal glands, prostate, and bulbourethral glands.
Synonym(s): seminal fluid.
2. Synonym(s): seed (1) .
[L. semen (semin-), seed (of plants, men, animals)]

semen

See SEMINAL FLUID.

semen

the ejaculate from the male reproductive organs which in mammals contains the sperm together with SECRETIONS from the SEMINAL VESICLES and PROSTATE gland which are essential for maintaining the viability of the sperm.

Semen

The thick whitish liquid released from the penis during sexual intercourse. It contains sperm and other secretions.
Mentioned in: Condom, Infertility

Patient discussion about semen

Q. What health condition would produce blood and dark colored semen?

A. any inflammation in that area can cause that. from the urethra to the testis. here is a symptom checker that show you all the conditions that causes blood to show up in your semen and their other symptoms:
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