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  • adjective Resembling sperm or an individual sperm.


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sperm +‎ -like


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  • To balance this out, the pregnant Venus a squawky Stephanie Friede—whose retinue included several spermlike tadpoles—gave birth, completing the circle of life.

    At Richard Wagner's Old Stamping Grounds Heidi Waleson 2011

  • The resulting critter, called a trophozoite, sports a spermlike tail that allows it to wiggle over to the lining of the intestinal tract, whereupon it attaches itself by suction cups and begins to replicate thousands of times over.

    Giardiasis: How To Battle Beaver Fever 2004

  • Orphaned worlds were caught erupting from the towers, little spermlike shapes trailing viscera of dust.

    The Year's Best Science Fiction 23rd Annual Collection Dozois, Gardner 2006


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