spermatic

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From Middle English spermatik, from Latin spermaticus, from Ancient Greek σπερματικός (spermatikós).

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spermatic (comparative more spermatic, superlative most spermatic)

  1. of, pertaining to, or resembling sperm
  2. producing, conveying or containing sperm; seminiferous
  3. (archaic) generative
    • 1662, Henry More, An Antidote Against Atheism, Book I, A Collection of Several Philosophical Writings of Dr. Henry More, p. 11:
      [] or some hidden Spermatick power has gendered these both Anchors, Urnes, Coins, and Sculls in the ground []

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spermatic (plural spermatics)

  1. (anatomy, archaic) Short for spermatic artery.
    • 1853, The Encyclopaedia Britannica (page 791)
      The abdominal portion is supplied from the spermatics, the lumbar, and in some instances the mesocolic artery.

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Etymology[edit]

From French spermatique.

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spermatic m or n (feminine singular spermatică, masculine plural spermatici, feminine and neuter plural spermatice)

  1. spermatic

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