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Descriptor English: Semen
Descriptor Spanish: Semen
Descriptor Portuguese: Sêmen
Descriptor French: Sperme
Entry term(s): Plasma, Seminal
Seminal Plasma
Tree number(s): A12.200.732
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012661
Scope note: The thick, yellowish-white, viscid fluid secretion of male reproductive organs discharged upon ejaculation. In addition to reproductive organ secretions, it contains SPERMATOZOA and their nutrient plasma.
Annotation: semen donors: coord SEMEN (IM) + TISSUE DONORS (IM); consider also INSEMINATION, ARTIFICIAL, HOMOLOGOUS (husband) (IM) or INSEMINATION, ARTIFICIAL, HETEROLOGOUS (non-husband) (IM) if pertinent; HEMOSPERMIA is available
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EN enzymology
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
VI virology
Related: Sperm Banks MeSH
Spermatozoa MeSH
DeCS ID: 13043
Unique ID: D012661
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2006/07/05
Semen - Preferred
Concept UI M0019628
Scope note The thick, yellowish-white, viscid fluid secretion of male reproductive organs discharged upon ejaculation. In addition to reproductive organ secretions, it contains SPERMATOZOA and their nutrient plasma.
Preferred term Semen
Seminal Plasma - Narrower
Concept UI M0019629
Preferred term Seminal Plasma
Entry term(s) Plasma, Seminal



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