Intrinsic Testicular Temperature Elevation and Subfertile Semen

  • Adrian W. Zorgniotti
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 286)


The possibility that intrinsic elevation of scrotal temperature could be related to subfertile semen has, only recently, become a matter for research interest.


Follicle Stimulate Hormone Anterior Testis Serum Follicle Stimulate Hormone Idiopathic Infertility Frequency Distribution Curve 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Adrian W. Zorgniotti
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  1. 1.Department of UrologyNew York University School of MedicineUSA

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