spermatotoxic

spermatotoxic

/sper·ma·to·tox·ic/ (sper´mah-to-tok″sik)
1. spermicidal; see spermicide.
2. having a destructive or toxic effect on spermatozoa.
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A previous study conducted in our department, showed that 50% ethanolic extract of the roots of Achyranthes aspera possess spermatotoxic effects.
Earlier studies conducted in our department showed that 50% ethanolic extract of the root of Achyranthes aspera possess reversible spermatotoxic effects (Sandhyakumari et al.
Lack of spermatotoxic effects of methyl and ethyl esters of p-hydroxybenzoic acid in rats.
Because chloroform is known to be spermatotoxic, the possibility of chloroform causing the worker's asthenospermia cannot be ruled out.
In rats, the reported effective spermatotoxic dose of chloroform was 400 ppm, which is higher than the permissible exposure level [10 ppm of the permissible exposure limit-time-weighted average in Taiwan (22) and 50 ppm of the permissible exposure limit-ceiling in the United States (23)].