oligospermia


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oligospermia

(ˌɒlɪɡəʊˈspɜːmɪə)
n
(Biology) the condition of having less than the normal number of spermatozoa in the semen: a cause of infertility in men
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Noun1.oligospermia - insufficient spermatozoa in the semen
physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state - the condition or state of the body or bodily functions
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ol·i·go·sper·mi·a

, oligospermatism
n. oligospermia, disminución del número de espermatozoide en el semen.
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Important male terms also changed: oligospermia is a term for low semen volume that is now replaced by hypospermia to avoid confusion with oligozoospermia, which is low concentration of spermatozoa in the ejaculate below the lower reference limit.
Fauci also pointed to a prospective observational study that documents episodes of oligospermia in 15 men who presented with infection in 2016 in the French Caribbean (Lancet Infect Dis.
While in adolescents it manifests with decreased serum testosterone level, decreased lean body mass and oligospermia in males.
Association of polymorphisms in glutathione S-transferase genes (GSTM1, GSTT1, GSTP1) with idiopathic azoospermia or oligospermia in Sichuan, China.
Patients with ring Y chromosome can present a wide spectrum of sex phenotypes, including Turner syndrome, ambiguous genitalia, short stature, infertility because of azoospermia, oligospermia and high gonadotropins.
Comparison of the effectiveness of placebo, clomiphene citrate, mesterolone, pentoxifylline, and testosterone rebound therapy for the treatment of idiopathic oligospermia.
This study evaluated 72 studies to answer the question how varicocele repair (VR) impacts pregnancy rates and live birth rates in infertile couples undergoing assisted reproduction wherein the male partner has oligospermia or azoospermia and 7 studies were found to be eligible for inclusion.
Homozygous R262Q mutation in the gonadotropins-releasing hormone receptor and presenting as constitutional delay of growth and puberty with subsequent borderline oligospermia.
Molecular analysis and comparison of Y chromosome microdeletions in Tabriz and Kashan infertile men with azospermia and severe oligospermia.
5] Pretreatment infertility is a significant problem in males having Hodgkin's lymphoma, about 20 to 30% of patients have either azoospermia or oligospermia, yet a large number of patients with Hodgkin's lymphoma have normal spermatogenesis [6] with 24.
Spermatogenetic failure, including azoospermia and oligospermia, is one of the important causes of male infertility [113].