SPERM


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SPERMSpastic Paraplegia, Epilepsy, and Mental Retardation
SPERMSocial Political Economic Religious Military (model for classifying historical events and ideas)
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Seattle Sperm Bank is proud to be one of the few reproductive laboratories accredited by the American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB), and certified to distribute to all 50 states in the U.
Healthy sperm are defined as those being anatomically normal and very active in moving about (sperm motility).
It was found that since the sperm length was longer, it had a competitive edge because it was faster and were more energetic swimmers in comparison to the sperms of shorter length.
Semen was liquefied and analyzed for volume, sperm concentration and percent and progressive motility.
The findings show that when eggs from each species are presented with either salmon or trout, they happily allow complete fertilization by either species' sperm.
Several authors have reported efficient retrieval of sperm by rigorous prostatic massage with the male in the lateral decubitus position.
Of those, 4,960 were found to have normal sperm production, and 1,495 had abnormal production, such as low sperm counts.
Along with beat frequency, these kinematic characteristics reflect the biological status of sperm, a critical indicator of the fertilization ability of a particular sperm cell.
Saturated fats, like those found in rich cheeses and meats, may do more than weigh men down after a meal - a Danish study also links them to dwindling sperm counts.
At present, very limited data are available on patients' perspectives at the time of sperm banking.
The present study was therefore aimed at examining the capacity for binding of the testicular, epididymal, and vas deferens sperm to the epithelium of the SST under both in vivo and in vitro conditions as a means of assessing their functional maturation.
This is where sperm is stored for men about to undergo chemotherapy or radiotherapy; or for men who have donated sperm to infertile or same sex couples, or single women.