Glossary

Uterine fibroids: benign tumors of the Uterus that can occur in the lumen of the uterus or in the wall or project out on the surface.

Ejaculation: The release of semen through the penis duringorgasm.

Seminogram: test to evaluate different semen parameters like quantity, quality, motility, sperm count and its vitality.

Hysteroscopy: Visualizationof the cavity of the uterus using a lighted magnifying instrument.

Blastomere: one of the cells produced by cleavage of fertilized ovum.

Fertilization: Processof conception in which the sperm penetrates the egg (ovum).

Asthenospermia: reduced sperm motility.

Teratospermia: Sperm with abnormal morphology adversely affecting the fertility in males.

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