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Definition

An infertility disorder caused by spermatogenesis defects and characterized by abnormally shaped spermatozoa in the semen of affected individuals. Most spermatozoa are made up of headless tails, while a small proportion has an abnormal head-tail junction. A few spermatozoa are made up of tailless heads.

Acronym

SPGF16

Synonyms

Acephalic spermatozoa syndrome

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