Translation of sperm in Spanish:

sperm

Pronunciation: /spɜːrm; spɜːm/

n (plural sperm or , sperms)

  • 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (seminal liquid) semen (m), esperma (m) or (f) (before noun/delante del nombre) sperm bank banco (masculine) de semen or de esperma
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    • If there is a problem with the male partner sperm, then sperm from an anonymous donor may be used.
    • Males taking thalidomide should not donate sperm or blood.
    • It's those bad boys swinging away down low that produce the two things - testosterone and sperm - that determine what kind of man you are.
    1.2 countable/numerable (gamete) espermatozoide (m), espermatozoo (m), espermio (m) (before noun/delante del nombre) sperm count cuenta (feminine) espermática
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    • Hennig is now doing research into how DNA works in the cell after connection of sperms and eggs.
    • Fertility scientists like Trounson say it is only a matter of time before the technique is also used to develop sperm and eggs cells, making infertility a thing of the past.
    • In the sex cells, the sperms and eggs, chromosomes come in singles.

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