One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Deficiency of sperm cells in the semen.
- ‘The use of sulphasalazine, the oldest of these, has become less popular because of side effects including nausea, skin rashes, and reversible oligospermia.’
- ‘The most common male infertility factors include: azoospermia (no sperm cells are produced) and oligospermia (few sperm cells are produced).’
- ‘Side effects include bone marrow toxicity, hepatitis, reversible oligospermia, yellow discoloration of urine and of soft contact lenses, nausea, headache, and abdominal discomfort.’
- ‘In patients with azoospermia or severe oligospermia, the karyotype should be determined because of the increased incidence of karyotypic abnormalities in this population.’
- ‘Similar effects on oligospermia and conception rates have been reported in other preliminary trials.’
- ‘Doses of arginine used in clinical research have varied considerably, from as little as 500 mg/day for oligospermia to as much as 30 g/day for cancer, preeclampsia, and premature uterine contractions.’
- ‘Men with nonobstructive azoospermia and severe ogliospermia (fewer than 5 to 10 million sperm per ml) should be informed of the potential genetic abnormalities associated with azoospermia or severe oligospermia.’
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