Huhner test


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Huhner test

 [hoon´er]
determination of the number and condition of spermatozoa in mucus aspirated from the canal of the cervix uteri within 2 hours after coitus.

postcoital test

a test on cervical mucus about time of ovulation to evaluate its receptivity to sperm.
Synonym(s): Huhner test

Huhner test

[ho̅o̅′nər]
Etymology: Max Huhner, American urologist, 1873-1947
a test for male fertility in which a semen sample aspirated from the vagina within an hour after coitus is examined for spermatozoal activity.

Huhner,

Max, U.S. urologist, 1873-1947.
Huhner test - determination of sperm quantity and motility in specimens obtained from the cervical canal following coitus, performed around the time of ovulation.