seminal fluid


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Synonyms for seminal fluid

the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract

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The seminal fluid volume, sperm concentration and pH values were comparable between the two groups and this confirms the results of the study done by Trummer et al.
These observations have been confirmed by Sharkey et al., (23) who have shown that seminal fluid induces an inflammatory response in the cervix in humans after coitus, characterised by the influx of leucocytes and dendritic cells into the epithelium and stromal compartments and an accompanying increase in inflammatory cytokines such as IL-6 and IL-8.
Study of the composition of seminal fluid and of sperm motility along the genital tract, during a spawning season in the rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss).
In general, cerebrospinal fluid, tears, and urine contained less RNA than breast milk and seminal fluid. Like total RNA, the concentration of RNA in the miRNA size range (10-40 nucleotides) also exhibited large variations.
Detection of HCV RNA in saliva, urine, seminal fluid, and ascites.
And Skinscience Spermine, available in Norway, uses a crystal extracted from seminal fluid and is said to be able to repair sunburn.
At baseline and immediately prior to surgery, blood, urine, and seminal fluid were collected, and the men completed questionnaires.
They first went to the Oregon State Police crime lab in Springfield, where forensic scientist Jennifer Riedel tested them for an enzyme found in seminal fluid. The tests came up positive, she said.
In this scenario, a male is exposed to an environmental toxicant that is absorbed, distributed, biotransformed, and excreted as metabolite or parent compound in seminal fluid. Alternatively, compounds can be adsorbed to sperm and be introduced directly into the egg at fertilization [e.g., cocaine or cyclophosphamide (reviewed in Hales and Robaire 2001; Yazigi et al.
Approximate concentrations between 0.3 and 3 mg/mL in seminal fluid entitle PSA to be one of the three most abundant proteins therein, (7,8) exceeding the concentration of PSA in serum by a factor of 106.
Prostate-specific antigen (PSA, also known as p30) is a glycoprotein produced by the prostate gland that has been well characterized and validated in the forensic science community as a marker for the presence of seminal fluid (Hochmeister et al.
Birkhead describes tiny flies whose seminal fluid is so toxic that it not only destroys the sperm of rival males but also can kill the female.
The PSA pilot material was prepared by supplementing a human serum base with purified seminal fluid PSA and PSA-ACT conjugate.
In addition, studies at the University of Miami have begun to test the seminal fluid produced by the prostate in men with these injuries.
When male rats were fed high doses of stevioside for 22 months, sperm production was reduced, the weight of seminal vesicles (which produce seminal fluid) declined, and there was an increase in cell proliferation in their testicles, which could cause infertility or other problems.(1) And when female hamsters were fed large amounts of a derivative of stevioside called steviol, they had fewer and smaller offspring.(2) Would small amounts of stevia also cause reproductive problems?