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sterility

 [stĕ-ril´ĭ-te]
the state of being sterile.

ste·ril·i·ty

(stĕ-ril'i-tē),
1. In general, the incapability of fertilization or reproduction.
2. Condition of being aseptic, or free from all living microorganisms.
[L. sterilitas]

sterility

/ste·ril·i·ty/ (stĕ-ril´ĭ-te)
1. inability to produce offspring, i.e., either to conceive (female s.) or to induce conception (male s.)

sterility

[stəril′itē]
Etymology: L, sterilis, barren
a condition of being unable to conceive or reproduce the species.

sterility

A state of irreversible inconceivability.

sterility

1. The absence of viable contaminating microorganisms; aseptic state, asepsis.
2. Involuntary infertility–the inability to procreate, conceive or induce conception.

ste·ril·i·ty

(stĕr-il'i-tē)
1. In general, the incapability of fertilization or reproduction.
2. Condition of being aseptic, or free from all living microorganisms and their spores.
[L. sterilitas]

ste·ril·i·ty

(stĕr-il'i-tē)
Condition of being aseptic, or free from all living microorganisms.
[L. sterilitas]

sterility

the state of being sterile. See also infertility.

cryptorchidism sterility
hybrids sterility
offspring of parents of different species, these animals are usually sterile due to differences between the chromosomes of the two parents.
intersex sterility
sterility due to chromosomal differences within the patient.
nondisjunction sterility
sterility due to chromosomal errors.
polled goats sterility
a small percentage of all genetically female polled goats are sterile due to masculinization.
XX male dogs sterility
a Y chromosome-dependent character is an obligatory primary component in transforming the indifferent gonad into a testis.
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