- Spermatozoa with an elongated tail, as in humans, in contrast to spherospermia. [nemat- + G. sperma, seed]
* * *nem·a·to·sper·mia (nem″ə-to-spurґme-ə) [nemato- + sperm- + -ia] spermatozoa having elongated tails, as seen in mammals and various other animals.
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spherospermia — Spheroid spermatozoa lacking an elongated tail, in contrast to the threadlike, tailed sperm of humans and other mammals (nematospermia). [sphero + G. sperma, seed] … Medical dictionary