asthenospermia


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asthenospermia

 [as″thĕ-no-sper´me-ah]
reduced motility of spermatozoa in the semen.

as·the·no·zoo·sper·mi·a

(as'thē-nō-zō'ō-sperm'ē-ă),
Loss or reduction of mobility of the sperms, frequently associated with infertility.
Synonym(s): asthenospermia
[G. astheneia, weakness + zōos, living, + sperma, seed, semen, + -ia]

asthenospermia

/as·the·no·sper·mia/ (as″thĕ-no-sper´me-ah) asthenozoospermia.

asthenospermia

A reduction in the proportion of motile sperm, as observed by light microscopy in the context of semen analysis.

as·the·no·zoo·sper·mi·a

(as'thĕ-nō-zō-ō-spĕrm'ē-ă)
Loss or reduction of mobility of sperms, frequently associated with infertility.
Synonym(s): asthenospermia.
[G. astheneia, weakness + zōos, living, + sperma, seed, semen, + -ia]

asthenospermia

reduced motility of spermatozoa in the semen.
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In men, the main causes of infertility are oligospermia, asthenospermia, teratozoospermia and azoospermia, which account for 20-25% of cases (5).
Clinical efficacy of combined L-carnitine and acetyl-L-carnitine on idiopathic asthenospermia.
Motility is regarded as one of the most important parameters related to sperm quality, and asthenospermia is a common reason for male infertility.
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A 34-year-old male laboratory worker suffered from asthenospermia and fertility problems.
Male infertility factors: Based on semen analysis, male infertility factors were classified as follows, in order of frequency: asthenospermia (29.
While the SA has multiple measured parameters, the most important are abnormalities in sperm count, ranging from fewer than normal sperm (oligospermia) to undetectable sperm (azoospermia), sperm motility, a condition known as asthenospermia, and sperm morphology (5, 6).