necrospermia


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necrospermia

 [nek″ro-sper´me-ah]
a condition in which the spermatozoa of the semen are dead or motionless.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

nec·ro·sper·mi·a

(nek'rō-sper'mē-ă),
A condition in which there are dead or immobile spermatozoa in the semen.
[necro- + G. sperma, seed]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

necrospermia

The presence of dead or immobile spermatozoa in seminal fluid.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

necrospermia

Urology The absence of live sperm in seminal fluid. See Sterility.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

nec·ro·sper·mi·a

(nek'rō-spĕr'mē-ă)
A condition in which there are dead or immobile sperms in the semen.
[necro- + G. sperma, seed]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

necrospermia

A high proportion of dead sperm in the seminal fluid. This is a cause of sterility.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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Necrospermia and teratozoospermia (mostly of the tail) increased, with the presence of apoptotic cells and vacuolization of the seminiferous epithelium affecting mostly primary spermatocytes.
1999a, 2001); or increased levels of asthenospermia, necrospermia, and teratospermia in farm sprayers who applied 2,4-D (Lerda and Rizzi 1991).
The proven causes of isolated asthenospermia include artifactual asthenospermia, axonemal defects (immotile cilia syndrome), protein-carboxyl methylase (PCM) deficiency, anti-sperm antibody, necrospermia, and culture-proven infection (19).