teratozoospermia

ter·a·to·zo·o·sper·mi·a

(ter'ă-tō-zō'ō-sper'mē-ă),
Condition characterized by the presence of malformed spermatozoa in the semen.
Synonym(s): teratospermia
[terato- + zōos, living, + sperma, seed, semen, + -ia]

ter·a·to·zo·o·sper·mi·a

(ter'ă-tō-zō'ō-spĕrm'ē-ă)
Condition characterized by the presence of malformed sperms in semen.
[terato- + zōos, living, + sperma, seed, semen, + -ia]

teratozoospermia

the ejaculate contains a high percentage of morphologically abnormal spermatozoa.
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polymorphic teratozoospermia, globozoospermia, large head syndrome (82), selected cases affected by potential sources of DNA damage such as varicocele (45), repeated ART failure (4), miscarriage (83), inflammatory processes or genital tract infection (12) constitute examples of this sort (64) (Table 3).
It was then that doctors diagnosed Mark, 39, with an extremely rare condition called teratozoospermia, which causes abnormally shaped sperm.
In addition, decreased reproductive organ weights, astheno, azoo- and teratozoospermia (Atessahin et al.
The study also confirmed that [DELTA]mtDNA affected mitochondrial respiration chain function and resulted in oligozoospermia, asthenozoospermia and teratozoospermia leading to infertility in mice.
The role of oocyte maturity in the treatment of infertility because of teratozoospermia and normozoospermia with gamete intrafallopian transfer.
An abnormal spermatozoon may have from 1 to 4 defects with the average number of defects calculated as the teratozoospermia index (TZI).
In men, the main causes of infertility are oligospermia, asthenospermia, teratozoospermia and azoospermia, which account for 20-25% of cases (5).
17) The expression of centrin was reported to be reduced in human sperm with dysplasia of fibrous sheath, a rare form of teratozoospermia.
The percent of normal sperm is reported for both the basic and complete evaluations and the teratozoospermia index (TZI) is also reported as part of the complete evaluation.
are calculated as part of the teratozoospermia index.
Sperm morphology (strict criteria) was classified as teratozoospermia (P-pattern (< 5% normal); G-pattern (5 - 14% normal)), normozoospermia (N-pattern (> 14% normal)), and testicular spermatozoa (immature, only ICSI group).
Men with oligozoospermia, asthenozoospermia, teratozoospermia or oligoasthenoteratozoospermia were included in this study.