TITLE

semen

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1969
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "semen" is presented. The term refers a thick, opalescent, viscid secretion discharged from the urethra of the male during orgasm. Semen is the mixed product of various glands and contains spermatozoa. Spermatozoa are produced in testicles and remain stored in seminal vesicles. Frozen semen are semen stored in a bank for future use in insemination.
ACCESSION #
21245244

 

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