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sem·i·nal

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

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

sem′i·nal·ly adv.
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sem·i·nal

(sem'i-năl)
1. Relating to the semen.
2. Original or influential of future developments.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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