sperm count

noun

biology
: the number of active sperm produced by a man's body
a low/high sperm count

Examples of sperm count in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This shows up as low sperm count, little or no sperm in the ejaculate or inability for sperm to move easily to fertilize an egg. Taayoo Murray, Essence, 31 May 2024 What's more, Yu and his team found a correlation between lower sperm count in the dog testicles and the presence of PVC (the analysis couldn't be done on the human samples because of how they had been stored). Will Stone, NPR, 22 May 2024 Omega-3s can improve sperm concentration, total sperm count, and, to a lesser extent, sperm motility.3 Life Extension Super Omega-3 Plus goes above and beyond as an omega-3 supplement. Casey Seiden, Parents, 19 May 2024 Research suggests omega-3 fatty acids are a supportive nutrient for sperm count, motility (movement), and morphology (shape). Casey Seiden, Parents, 22 Mar. 2024 Related article Common pesticides in food reducing sperm count worldwide, study says Pesticides have been linked in studies to preterm births, congenital malformations such as neural tube defects, spontaneous abortions and an increase in genetic damage in humans. Sandee Lamotte, CNN, 20 Mar. 2024 Lawrence’s low sperm count initiated the process of adoption in the summer of 2020. Julie Seabaugh, Los Angeles Times, 20 Jan. 2024 Related article Common pesticides in food reducing sperm count worldwide, study says Non-Hodgkin lymphoma patients started suing Monsanto by the hundreds after a 2015 World Health Organization report suggested glyphosate, the key ingredient in Roundup, might cause cancer. Elizabeth Wolfe, CNN, 30 Jan. 2024 Researchers examined the association between semen parameters (sperm concentration, total sperm count, sperm motility, and sperm morphology) of participants and their mobile phone usage. Kaitlin Vogel, Health, 17 Nov. 2023

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“Sperm count.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sperm%20count. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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