Definition of oligospermia in English:

oligospermia

Line breaks: oligo|sper¦mia
Pronunciation: /ˌɒlɪgə(ʊ)ˈspəːmɪə
 
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noun

[mass noun] Medicine
Deficiency of sperm cells in the semen.
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  • 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.
  • The use of sulphasalazine, the oldest of these, has become less popular because of side effects including nausea, skin rashes, and reversible oligospermia.

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