oligospermia

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oligospermia

[¦äl·ə·gō′spər·mē·ə]
(medicine)
Scarcity of spermatozoa in the semen.
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Após o término da insulação (d18), constatou-se oligozoospermia severa ou azoospermia em quatro animais do grupo-controle e quatro do grupo tratado com Selênio e Vitamina E.
How often azoospermia or oligozoospermia can be attributed to deletions or mutations of the Y chromosome remains unclear, says Page.
The chlorinated hydrocarbon pesticide chlordecone (kepone) was withdrawn in 1975 because of oligozoospermia and decreased motility resulting from occupational exposures (Faroon ct al.
Severe oligozoospermia resulting from deletions of azoospermia factor gene on Y chromosome.
Microdeletions in the more proximal regions (AZFa and AZFb) cause spermatogenic arrest and sertoli cell only (SCO) syndrome, whereas partial deletions in these regions and deletions in distal regions (AZFc and AZFd) cause variable phenotypes ranging from normal to oligozoospermia and azoospermia (4,5,7).
Impaired CFTR function has been implicated in unilateral absence of the vas deferens, obstructive azoospermia, and severe oligozoospermia in men (21-23) as well as hypofertility in CF women (24).
Chromosomal studies in infertile men with oligozoospermia & non-obstructive azoospermia.
Molecular screening for Yq microdeletion in men with idiopathic oligozoospermia and azoospermia.