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spermatozoid

Line breaks: sperm¦ato|zoid
Pronunciation: /ˌspəːmətə(ʊ)ˈzəʊɪd
 
, spəˌmat-/

Definition of spermatozoid in English:

noun

Botany
A motile male gamete produced by a lower plant or a gymnosperm. Also called antherozoid.
Example sentences
  • When mature, the operculum cells dissociate and release blocks of spermatozoids individually enclosed in ‘vesicles’.

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