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sperm count

Syllabification: sperm count

Definition of sperm count in English:

noun

A measure of the number of spermatozoa per ejaculation or per measured amount of semen, used as an indication of a man’s fertility.
Example sentences
  • Other infertility factors including a low sperm count may also affect pregnancy rates following surgery.
  • If you have to have chemotherapy this may reduce your sperm count and cause fertility problems.
  • If ejaculation has occurred more recently than 2 days, the sperm count may be low.

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