decapacitation


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de·ca·pac·i·ta·tion

(dē'kă-pas'i-tā'shŭn),
Prevention of sperm from undergoing capacitation and thus from becoming able to fertilize oocytes.
See also: decapacitation factor.

de·ca·pac·i·ta·tion

(dē'kă-pas-i-tā'shŭn)
Prevention of sperms from undergoing capacitation and thus from becoming able to fertilize oocytes.
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Molecular modification of this decapacitation receptor could render spermatozoa irreversibly nonfertilizing.
Platelet-activating factor acetylhydrolase activity affects sperm motility and serves as a decapacitation factor.
He argues that capitalist development, especially the rise of monocrop economies, and the loss of political autonomy that came with imperialism, led to state decapacitation and the destruction of moral economies that once had ensured food entitlements.