Definition of spermatozoid in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌspəːmətə(ʊ)ˈzəʊɪd/
Pronunciation: /spəˌmatə(ʊ)ˈzəʊɪd/


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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