from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A non-poisonous alkaloid (C2H5N) obtained from sputum, human semen, organs of leucemic patients, and alcoholic anatomical preparations.
- noun A trade-name of a preparation of the testicle used for hypodermic injection in cases of senility and of locomotor ataxia.
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Who went floundering with his boatloads of spermin spunk about.
"The spermin secreting and elaborating organs," Howard Kelly remarks (_British
Many investigators in various countries have found that testicular extracts, and more especially the spermin as studied by Poehl,  and by him regarded as a positive katalysator or accelerator of metabolic processes, exert a real influence in giving tone to the heart and other muscles, and in improving the metabolism of the tissues even when all influences of mental suggestion have been excluded. [