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spermatozoan

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n spermatozoan the male reproductive cell; the male gamete "a sperm is mostly a nucleus surrounded by little other cellular material"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • spermatozoan Of the nature of a spermatozoön; of or pertaining to spermatozoa.
    • n spermatozoan A spermatozoön or spermatozooid.
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Usage

In literature:

Spermatozoan, 107, 109, 154.
"The Story of the Living Machine" by H. W. Conn
The diagrams on the opposite page show the actual steps by which the spermatozoan unites with the ovum.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Volume I. (of IV.)" by W. Grant Hague, M.D.
This is the plural, while a single one is called a spermatozoA┬Ân.
"What a Young Husband Ought to Know" by Sylvanus Stall
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In science:

Applicability of hydrodynamic analyses of spermatozoan motion. J.
The hydrodynamics of swimming microorganisms
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