testicular function

testicular function

A generic term for the ability of the testes to act as reproductive organs by producing sperm, and as hormonal organs by producing testosterone.
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Salama et al15 studied the effects of electromagnetic radiation on the testicular function and noticed significant drop in the sperm concentrations.
Other studies showed spirulina minimising the adverse effects of chemotherapy on testicular function of both (http://www.
Farombi reported loss of testicular function to oxidative stress as a result of cadmium.
The time from presentation to definitive treatment is vital in preserving testicular function (Chen et al.
TSS in small testicular masses is expected to have the advantages of preserving residual testicular function and fertility, with additional benefits on patient psychology.
The degree to which testicular function is affected is dose and agent dependent.
Effects of subchronic treatment with cis-platinum on testicular function, fertility pregnancy outcom, and progeny, J.
2] D3) in both the seminiferous tubules as well as interstitial tissue in the testis of adult rats and also in human testis together with an increase in receptor level was correlated with testicular maturity that demonstrated the possible effect of vitamin D in testicular function.
A ratio of 1:1 is considered normal in immature birds, but in adults, this may indicate stress-related suppression of testicular function or adrenal hyperplasia in response to chronic stress (Fig 8).

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