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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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Readers familiar with such conservative writers as Russell Kirk or, more seminally, Edmund Burke, would find much to recognize in Ryn.
19) This indeterminacy thesis can proceed from two separate but related starting points: one borrows from the tenets of Legal Realism, which were seminally articulated by Jerome Frank and Karl Llewellyn in the 1930s (20); the other emerges out of the poststructuralist project of deconstruction, and more particularly, the work of Jaques Derrida.
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The scene, about sex between an African-American man and a white woman, presses at similar racial and gender issues as those seminally explored in Faulkner's representation of the tragic life of Joe Christmas.
Mahler's settings of the seminally folkloristic Des Knaben Wunderhorn poems carry so many resonances - not least of his own symphonies up to number seven - that nothing can follow them.
Freedom, independence, love, loss, romanticized realties, and ambition are seminally organic to the narratives.
Even more seminally, Hirshson goes on to explain, Patton's own family and California upbringing were neither racist nor illiberal.
These visual economies of rule, which systematically described, measured, classified, named, and ordered distant places and peoples, have seminally formulated and authenticated the Caribbean as an invented reality in colonial discourse.
This focus was already present seminally in the reflections of DEMIS's meeting in Melgar in 1968 and was progressively nurtured by Latin American theology's insistence on the awakening of people's critical awareness of how God is acting in history, the call to freedom and liberation and joint commitment in society for the transformation of the world according to God's plan.
The first overall conclusion is therefore that the predictive value of individual markers can sometimes be seminally modulated by focusing either on carcinogens and species in general, or on specific carcinogens in specific species.
Firesign - Phil Proctor, Peter Bergman, Phil Austin and David Ossman - have been plying their trade for more than 35 years, most seminally on vinyl (the group earned three Grammy nominations for ahead-ots-time recordings).
While Lynn does provide important insights into the conceptual scope of public management, as Allison (1980) seminally but inchoately did two decades ago, a central thesis of his book is that the field of public management must generate a more powerful knowledge base than its current normative, homiletic (or principle/proverb-based) approaches.