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sperm bank

Etymology: Gk, sperma, seed; It, banca, bench
a facility for storage of semen to be used for artificial insemination.

sperm bank

A repository of frozen sperm maintained in liquid nitrogen for later use in artificial insemination or assisted reproduction.

sperm bank

Reproduction medicine A registered tissue bank that collects, stores, tests, and sells frozen sperm to be used for artificial insemination. See Artificial insemination.

sperm bank

a refrigerated source of male gametes (sperm), usually from males of proven breeding value; sperm banks are used regularly by animal breeders. see ARTIFICIAL INSEMINATION.
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Summary: The world's biggest sperm bank is rejecting donations from red-haired people because demand for red or fair-haired children is so low.
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Mumbai, July 19 (ANI): Youngsters in Mumbai donate sperm at the city's only sperm bank to help the barren couples.
34) This Part discusses the regulation of sperm donation by the FDA, by individual states, by the sperm banks themselves, and by professional organizations.
21) As gendered organizations, egg agencies and sperm banks serve clients who wish to create families.