asthenozoospermia


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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]

asthenozoospermia

/as·the·no·zo·o·sper·mia/ (-zo″o-sper´me-ah) reduced motility or vitality of spermatozoa.

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]

asthenozoospermia

reduction in the vitality of spermatozoa; a high percentage of spermatozoa in the sample have less than normal motility.
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Oral administration of L-carnitine in human with idiopathic asthenozoospermia also demonstrated the improvement of spermatozoa quality (Costa et al.
Men with oligozoospermia, asthenozoospermia, teratozoospermia or oligoasthenoteratozoospermia were included in this study.
The hypo-osmotic swelling test for selection of viable sperm for intracytoplasmic sperm injection in men with complete asthenozoospermia.
CoQ (10) has been found to improve sperm count and motility on asthenozoospermia.
The infertile men were subdivided according to their spermiograms: nonobstructive azoospermia (n = 118), oligospermia (n = 34), and asthenozoospermia (n = 137).
CTI intends to initiate with Cordex's scientific support a proof-of-concept clinical trial in Italy later this year, the end-point of which is expected to be increased pregnancy rate in IUI procedures prescribed for couples with male infertility due to asthenozoospermia (i.
A placebo-controlled double-blind randomized trial of the use of combined 1-carnitine and 1-acetyl-camitine treatment in men with asthenozoospermia.
1992, "The axonemal ultrastructure of spermatozoa from men with asthenozoospermia," Fertil.
In cases of oligozoospermia, asthenozoospermia and testis biopsy samples, motile spermatozoa were isolated using a discontinuous (45, 70, 90%) Percoll (Sigma Chemical Co.
a placebo-controlled double-blind randomized trial of the use combind L-carnitine and L-acetyl-carnitine treatment in men with asthenozoospermia, Fertil Steril, 81(6).
L-carnitine: safe and effective for asthenozoospermia.