Semen is a thick, cloudy, white fluid that contains sperm. Semen is usually released, or ejaculated, from the penis during a sexual climax (orgasm).
The amount of semen ejaculated varies from between a few drops to about 1 tsp (4.9 mL) and usually contains between 40 million and 600 million sperm.
Current as of: March 1, 2023
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