Heat Induced Inhibition of Spermatogenesis in Man
A reversible depression in spermatozoa output was reported by several authors who have induced an increase in body or scrotal temperature in man (Table 1). In most of the experiments, this rise was above the physiological temperature of the body. But there was a possibility, as strongly suggested by Robinson and Rock (1967), that a sustained yet relatively Slight increase in the testis temperature might affect fertility in a way adequate to be used as a method of male fertility control.
KeywordsSperm Motility Inguinal Canal Sperm Morphology Contraceptive Efficacy Scrotal Temperature
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