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Descriptor English: Oligospermia
Descriptor Spanish: Oligospermia
Descriptor oligospermia
Entry term(s) oligoespermia
recuento bajo de espermatozoides
Scope note: Deficiciencia en el número de espermatozoides en el semen. (Dorland, 27 ed)
Descriptor Portuguese: Oligospermia
Descriptor French: Oligospermie
Entry term(s): Hypospermatogeneses
Hypospermatogenesis
Low Sperm Count
Low Sperm Counts
Oligoasthenoteratozoospermia
Oligoasthenoteratozoospermias
Oligozoospermia
Sperm Count, Low
Sperm Counts, Low
Tree number(s): C12.100.500.430.508
C12.100.750.700.508
C12.200.294.430.508
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009845
Scope note: A condition of suboptimal concentration of SPERMATOZOA in the ejaculated SEMEN to ensure successful FERTILIZATION of an OVUM. In humans, oligospermia is defined as a sperm count below 20 million per milliliter semen.
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Spermatozoa (1966-1974)
Public MeSH Note: 75
History Note: 75
DeCS ID: 10031
Unique ID: D009845
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Date Established: 1975/09/01
Date of Entry: 1974/11/11
Revision Date: 2016/05/31
Oligospermia - Preferred
Concept UI M0015283
Scope note A condition of suboptimal concentration of SPERMATOZOA in the ejaculated SEMEN to ensure successful FERTILIZATION of an OVUM. In humans, oligospermia is defined as a sperm count below 20 million per milliliter semen.
Preferred term Oligospermia
Entry term(s) Hypospermatogeneses
Hypospermatogenesis
Low Sperm Count
Low Sperm Counts
Oligoasthenoteratozoospermia
Oligoasthenoteratozoospermias
Oligozoospermia
Sperm Count, Low
Sperm Counts, Low



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