from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See spermicide.
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- n. spermicide
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- n. a contraceptive agent that kills spermatozoa
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Its use as a spermatocide - the male contraceptive mentioned earlier - is so uncertain that it will likely take decades of research to develop even if no safety hazards are found along the way.