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MP term:teratozoospermia
Synonym: teratospermia
MP id: MP:0005578
Definition: presence of structurally anomalous spermatozoa in the semen; malformations include the physical bending of the sperm to produce kinks or bends
Number of paths to term: 3

is-adenotes an 'is-a' relationship
part-ofdenotes a 'part-of' relationship


mammalian phenotype
        is-areproductive system phenotype
                is-aabnormal reproductive system morphology
                        is-aabnormal gametogenesis
                                is-aabnormal germ cell morphology
                                        is-aabnormal gametes
                                                is-aabsent gametes +
                                                is-anecrospermia
                                                is-aoligozoospermia
                                                is-ateratozoospermia [MP:0005578] (260 genotypes, 636 annotations)
                                                        is-aabnormal sperm flagellum morphology +
                                                        is-aabnormal sperm head morphology +


mammalian phenotype
        is-areproductive system phenotype
                is-aabnormal reproductive system morphology
                        is-aabnormal gametogenesis
                                is-aabnormal germ cell morphology
                                        is-aabnormal male germ cell morphology
                                                is-aabnormal spermatid morphology +
                                                is-aabnormal spermatocyte morphology
                                                is-aabnormal spermatogonia morphology
                                                is-adecreased male germ cell number +
                                                is-ateratozoospermia [MP:0005578] (260 genotypes, 636 annotations)
                                                        is-aabnormal sperm flagellum morphology +
                                                        is-aabnormal sperm head morphology +


mammalian phenotype
        is-areproductive system phenotype
                is-aabnormal reproductive system morphology
                        is-aabnormal gametogenesis
                                is-aabnormal spermatogenesis
                                        is-aabnormal male meiosis +
                                        is-aabnormal spermatid morphology +
                                        is-aabnormal spermatocyte morphology
                                        is-aabnormal spermatogonia proliferation
                                        is-aabnormal spermiogenesis +
                                        is-aarrest of spermatogenesis +
                                        is-aazoospermia
                                        is-anecrospermia
                                        is-aoligozoospermia
                                        is-ateratozoospermia [MP:0005578] (260 genotypes, 636 annotations)
                                                is-aabnormal sperm flagellum morphology +
                                                is-aabnormal sperm head morphology +

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