What is another word for sperm cell?

Pronunciation: [spˈɜːm sˈɛl] (IPA)

Sperm cells are male reproductive cells that are responsible for fertilizing female eggs. They are commonly referred to as "spermatozoa", "spermatozoon", "gametes", or "seed". In the animal kingdom, sperm cells are often referred to as "spermatozoa" or "sperm", while in the plant kingdom, they are called "pollen". In scientific literature, the word "sperm" is often used interchangeably with "sperm cell", while other synonyms for sperm cells include "spermatozoan", "sperm cell", "spermatozoid", and "male gamete". While the term "sperm" is the most commonly used, the other synonyms for sperm cells can also be employed in order to provide a diversified vocabulary in academic writing.

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What are the hypernyms for Sperm cell?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    gamete, reproductive cell, sex cell, reproductive gamete.

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