Dictionary » P » Polyzoospermia

Polyzoospermia

Definition

noun

The secretion of motile spermatozoa in excessive amount.


Supplement

A sperm count of above 250 million per ml is beyond normal and is considered polyzoospermia. Normally in humans the sperm count varies between 20 and 150 million sperm per ml.


Word origin: Greek, polýs, many + -zoo- » zôion, animal + -spermia.

Compare: azoospermia, oligozoospermia.
See also: sperm count, polyspermia.


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



This page was last modified 06:46, 11 November 2008. This page has been accessed 2,013 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link