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aspermia

Syllabification: a·sper·mi·a
Pronunciation: /āˈspərmēə
 
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Definition of aspermia in English:

noun

Medicine
Failure to produce semen, or absence of sperm in the semen.
Example sentences
  • If this fails, and in cases of aspermia caused by pelvic injury or multiple sclerosis, rectal electrostimulation usually provides semen suitable for assisted conception.
  • Further, among every 100 cases of aspermia - sperm shortage - between one to five men have severe infertility, Li said.
  • He cites a condition known as ‘aspermia’, as in lack of sperm.

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