Epidemiologic Aspects of the Relationship Between Temperature and Male Reproduction
The present knowledge about the relationship between temperature and male reproductive functions comes mainly from animal studies, from in vitro experiments and from clinical observations. In animals such as the rat, rabbit, dog, sheep, ram and bull, procedures such as experimental cryptorchidism, scrotal insulation, acute febrile illness, increased ambient temperature and experimental varicocele all alter the spermatogenic functions and inhibit spermatogenesis1.
KeywordsSemen Quality Febrile Patient Infertile Couple Male Reproduction Acute Febrile Illness
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