oligospermia


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oligospermia

 [ol″ĭ-go-sper´me-ah]
deficiency of spermatozoa in the semen.

ol·i·go·zo·o·sper·mi·a

(ol'i-gō-zō'ō-sper'mē-ă),
A subnormal concentration of spermatozoa in the penile ejaculate.
[oligo- + G. zōos, living, + sperma, seed, semen, + -ia]

oligospermia

/ol·i·go·sper·mia/ (-sper´me-ah) decreased number of spermatozoa in the semen.

oligospermia

[ol′igōspur′mē·ə]
Etymology: Gk, oligos + sperma, seed
an insufficient number of spermatozoa in the semen. Also called oligozoospermatism. Compare azoospermia.

oligospermia

Urology Abnormally low number of sperm in the semen, resulting in subfertility. See Azoospermia.

ol·i·go·sper·mi·a

, oligospermatism (ol'i-gō-spĕrm'ē-ă, -mă-tizm)
A subnormal concentration of sperms in the penile ejaculate.
Synonym(s): oligozoospermia.
[oligo- + G. sperma, seed]

oligospermia

An abnormally low concentration of sperms in the seminal fluid. Fertile semen contains about 100 000 000 sperms per ml. Semen with less than about 20 000 000 sperms per ml is likely to be infertile.

oligospermia

deficiency of spermatozoa in the semen.
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While his 26-year-old female partner had no fertility issues, this young man was found to have severe oligospermia on the initial semen analysis.
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