asthenospermia

asthenospermia

 [as″thĕ-no-sper´me-ah]
reduced motility of spermatozoa in the semen.

as·the·no·zoo·sper·mi·a

(as'thē-nō-zō'ō-sperm'ē-ă),
Loss or reduction of mobility of the sperms, frequently associated with infertility.
Synonym(s): asthenospermia
[G. astheneia, weakness + zōos, living, + sperma, seed, semen, + -ia]

asthenospermia

/as·the·no·sper·mia/ (as″thĕ-no-sper´me-ah) asthenozoospermia.

asthenospermia

A reduction in the proportion of motile sperm, as observed by light microscopy in the context of semen analysis.

as·the·no·zoo·sper·mi·a

(as'thĕ-nō-zō-ō-spĕrm'ē-ă)
Loss or reduction of mobility of sperms, frequently associated with infertility.
Synonym(s): asthenospermia.
[G. astheneia, weakness + zōos, living, + sperma, seed, semen, + -ia]

asthenospermia

reduced motility of spermatozoa in the semen.
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The criteria for inclusion in the male infertility group were women with partners who had asthenospermia or who were candidates for percutaneous epididymal sperm aspiration (PESA) and those with 3-4 failed intrauterine insemination (IUI) cycles.
Recently, a bidirectional interaction between MS and asthenospermia has been proved [7].
Observation of the bacterial infection on sperm motility and morphology showed that Asthenospermia (motility less than 50%) 76.
Although advancing techniques had somewhat overcome the problems of sperm motility in infertile couples, but asthenospermia is still a common cause of human male infertility.
Clinical efficacy of combined L-carnitine and acetyl-L-carnitine on idiopathic asthenospermia.
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Motility is regarded as one of the most important parameters related to sperm quality, and asthenospermia is a common reason for male infertility.
1999a, 2001); or increased levels of asthenospermia, necrospermia, and teratospermia in farm sprayers who applied 2,4-D (Lerda and Rizzi 1991).
Here, 125 sperm samples included 25 samples of normozoospermia (sperm routine parameters and morphology are both normal), 25 samples of oligozoospermia, 25 samples of asthenospermia, 25 samples of teratozoospermia and 25 samples of oligoasthenoteratozoospermia.
In men, the main causes of infertility are oligospermia, asthenospermia, teratozoospermia and azoospermia, which account for 20-25% of cases (5).
A 34-year-old male laboratory worker suffered from asthenospermia and fertility problems.