immunoinfertility

immunoinfertility

(ĭm″ū-nō-ĭn″fĕr-tĭl′ĭ-tē, ĭ-mū″)
Inability to conceive offspring as a result of the production of antigamete antibodies that destroy sperm, esp. antisperm antibodies. It is a rare cause of infertility in humans.
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Immunoinfertility is one of the major causes of infertility in humans which entails production of specific autoantibodies against sperm (18).