Presence of pus in seminal fluid, often associated with chronic prostatitis or other inflammatory conditions of the male genital tract.
Synonym(s): pyospermia
[pyo- + L. semen, seed (of man)]
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Cigarettes, alcohol and marijuana are related to pyospermia in infertile men.
Fisch, "Infection and pyospermia in male infertility: is it really a problem?" Urologic Clinics of North America, vol.
Smoking tobacco may also lead to the development of pyospermia, decreased sperm penetration, and hormonal alterations (Nudell, Monoski, & Lipshultz, 2002; Sigman, 2007; Thonneau et al., 1991; Vine, Margolin, Morrison, & Hulka, 1994).