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Destructive to spermatozoa.
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sper·mi·ci·dal(spĕr'mi-sī'dăl spĕrm sel)
Destructive to sperms.
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An agent that kills spermatozoa. Two spermicides used in contraceptive products are nonoxynol 9 and octoxynol 9.Synonym: spermaticide; spermatozoicidespermicidal (sper?mi-sid'al), adjective
CAUTION!The use of spermicides reduces the likelihood of pregnancy during sexual intercourse, but it does not reduce the rate of acquiring sexually transmitted diseases.
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