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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In the current study histological structures of the testes in the Aluminum chloride intoxicated rats showed the development of oligospermia, hypoplasia, congested blood vessels, exfoliated tubules, distorted tubule shape, lack of ordinary distribution of epithelial lining, expanded space between tubules with degeneration of interstitial tissue, and abnormal leydig cells (Fig.
The study population consisted of only patients with azoospermia and severe oligospermia and that could be the reason for the high percentage of azoospermics observed in their study.
Infertile men having oligospermia (Sperm count less than 20 million/ml).
Azoospermia refers to absence of spermatozoa in the semen ejaculate, while in oligospermia, the count is less than 20 million/ml.
Of the patients in the validation set, 43 of the infertile men had nonobstructive azoospermia, 49 had asthenozoospermia, and 34 had oligospermia.
Asi mismo, el sistema neuroendocrino, donde se observan efectos francos sobre la funcion sexual y reproductiva, como la disminucion libidinal, ciclos anovulatorios, oligospermia y alteracion en la movilidad de los espermatozoides.
Spermatozoa concentration: As shown in Table II, the varicocelized alone group had marked oligospermia with their sperm concentration being significantly lower (P<0.
Conforme Bompa (2000), efeitos adversos potenciais em homens incluem a ginecomastia, retencao hidrica, acne, alteracoes da libido, oligospermia e o aumento de agressividade.
Reference range: [greater than or equal to] 2 mL; a volume of < 1 mL is referred to as oligospermia.
In contrast, other less-comprehensive studies found positive relationships between sperm quality measures and individual non-AhR PCBs in men with idiopathic oligospermia and/or in controls (Dallinga et al.