Infertility pp 115-132 | Cite as

Sperm-Egg Manipulation for the Treatment of Male Infertility

  • S. B. Fishel
  • J. Timson


Male infertility, or defective sperm function, has been described as the single, largest defined cause of human infertility [1]. However, a precise definition of the infertile male is elusive. Ironically, it is more difficult to define defective sperm function with the advent of assisted conception, and high technology micromanipulation procedures, as the dual nature of the infertile couple is more thoroughly appreciated.


Seminal Plasma Zona Pellucida Male Infertility Sperm Morphology Human Oocyte 
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