teratozoospermia

ter·a·to·zo·o·sper·mi·a

(ter'ă-tō-zō'ō-sper'mē-ă),
Condition characterized by the presence of malformed spermatozoa in the semen.
Synonym(s): teratospermia
[terato- + zōos, living, + sperma, seed, semen, + -ia]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

ter·a·to·zo·o·sper·mi·a

(ter'ă-tō-zō'ō-spĕrm'ē-ă)
Condition characterized by the presence of malformed sperms in semen.
[terato- + zōos, living, + sperma, seed, semen, + -ia]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Study of aneuploidy and DNA fragmentation in gametes of patients with severe teratozoospermia. Reprod Biomed Online.
The authors discussed that lipid metabolism might be essential for testicular homeostasis and showed that mutations in seipin are also related to altered spermatozoid morphology, a phenomenon called teratozoospermia [81].
Morphological abnormalities (teratozoospermia) in particular accounts for a major part in male infertility.
The terms used to describe samples with values lying outside the reference range were hypospermia for seminal volume; oligozoospermia for sperm concentration; asthenozoospermia for progressive motility; necrozoospermia for sperm vitality; teratozoospermia for sperm morphology; and leukocytospermia [20].
Nevertheless, it remains unknown whether the differences in ROS and capacitation levels after serum supplementation affect the fertilization potential of spermatozoa from patients with inadequate sperm parameters, such as oligozoospermia, asthenozoospermia, and teratozoospermia.
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.
A nivel reproductivo, el malathion parece causar teratozoospermia. En ratones se observo que las alteraciones mas comunes producidas en espermatozoides son a nivel de la cola, y en menor proporcion en la cabeza.
En Malaysia, los trabajadores agricolas expuestos ocupacionalmente a malation (organofosforado) y paraquat (bipiridilo) mostraron un descenso en la calidad espermatica, con una disminucion en la cantidad y motilidad espermatica, y un alto porcentaje de teratozoospermia (17).
In sperm counts greater than 350 x 106 /mL, polyzoospermia may be associated with asthenozoospermia and/or teratozoospermia (Andrade- Rocha, 1994).
Inclusion criteria were chronic bacterial prostatitis, oligozoospermia, asthenozoospermia, teratozoospermia, or combinations thereof.
Men with oligozoospermia, asthenozoospermia, teratozoospermia or oligoasthenoteratozoospermia were included in this study.