-spermous

-spermous
[ < Gk -spermos, adj. deriv. of spérma; see SPERM1]

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  • -spermous — [spʉr′məs] combining form forming adjectives having (a specified number or kind of) seed [monospermous] …   English World dictionary

  • spermous — [spʉr′məs] adj. of or like sperm …   English World dictionary

  • -spermous — see spermal * * * var. of spermal: gymnospermous. [ < Gk spermos, adj. deriv. of spérma; see SPERM1] * * * spermal and spermous adj combining forms • • • Main Entry: ↑sperm …   Useful english dictionary

  • spermous — /sperr meuhs/, adj. of the nature of or pertaining to sperm. [1815 25; SPERM1 + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • spermous — adj. of or pertaining to sperm …   English contemporary dictionary

  • spermous — sper·mous …   English syllables

  • -spermous — aff. a combining form occurring in adjectives that correspond to nouns ending in sperm: angiospermous[/ex] • Etymology: < Gk spermos, adj. der. of spérma; see sperm I …   From formal English to slang

  • spermous — /ˈspɜməs/ (say spermuhs) adjective of the nature of or relating to sperm …  

  • spermous — adjective consisting of or resembling spermatozoa • Syn: ↑spermatic • Pertains to noun: ↑sperm (for: ↑spermatic), ↑sperm • Derivationally related forms: ↑sperm …   Useful english dictionary

  • multi-spermous — to stable: see multi …   Useful english dictionary

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