immotile


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immotile

(ĭ-mōt′l, ĭ-mō′tīl′)
adj.
Not moving or lacking the ability to move.

im′mo·til′i·ty (-tĭl′ĭ-tē) n.
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13; Table 3] and was accompanied by an equal increase in the percentage of immotile cells, a correlation that was almost statistically significant.
Briefly, the criteria were as follows: grade a: rapidly progressive spermatozoa, grade b: slowly progressive spermatozoa, grade c: no progressive motility, grade d: immotile spermatozoa.
Clinical use of pentoxifylline for activation of immotile testicular sperm before ICSI in patients with azoospermia.
Vitality staining is performed to determine if immotile sperm are alive or dead.
they have a depth appropriate so motile and immotile sperm can be in the same focal plane.
Non-pregnant group showed a significant number of immotile sperm, when compared with pregnant patients (p < 0.
Of these, 7 were non-progressive and 96 were immotile.
Neem oil in vitro proved to be a strong spermicidal agent, rhesus monkey and human spermatozoa became totally immotile within 30 seconds of contact with the undiluted oil.
Sperm counts were expressed as the sum of five squares on the hemo-cvtometer, and the percent motility was determined by counting both motile and immotile spermatozoa per area.
Immotile sperms showing vibratory movement to progressive motility after incubation were considered revived.