Necrospermia

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-spermia,
Further information: Testicular infertility factors
(A)spermia - complete lack of semen
(Asthenozoo)spermia - reduced sperm motility
(Azoo)spermia - absence of sperm cells in semen
(Hyper)spermia - large semen volume
(Hypo)spermia - small semen volume
(Oligozoo)spermia - few spermatozoa in semen
(Necrozoo)spermia - dead or immobile sperms
(Teratozoo)spermia - sperm with abnormal morphology

Necrozoospermia (or necrospermia) is a condition in which there is a low percentage of live and a high percentage of immotile spermatozoa in semen.[1]

It can be diagnosed via a semen analysis with vitality staining performed to determine whether the sperm are dead or alive and immotile.

References[edit]

  1. ^ World Health Organization (WHO) Laboratory Manual for the Examination and Processing of Human Semen, 5th Edition, 2010
  1. World Health Organization (WHO) Laboratory Manual for the Examination and Processing of Human Semen, 5th Edition, 2010.