azoospermia

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noun azo·o·sper·mia \(ˌ)ā-ˌzō-ə-ˈspər-mē-ə\

Definition of azoospermia

  1. :  absence of spermatozoa from the seminal fluid

Origin and Etymology of azoospermia

New Latin, from Greek azoos lifeless (from a- 2a- + zōē life) + sperma semen, seed — more at sperm


First Known Use: circa 1881


Medical Dictionary

azoospermia

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noun azo·osper·mia \ā-ˌzō-ə-ˈspər-mē-ə, ə-ˌzō-\

Medical Definition of azoospermia

  1. :  absence of spermatozoa from the seminal fluid—compare aspermia

azoospermic

\-ˈspər-mik\play adjective

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