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the condition of having less than the normal number of spermatozoa in the semen: a cause of infertility in men

oligospermia ol·i·go·sper·mi·a (ŏl’ĭ-gō-spûr’mē-ə)
A subnormal concentration of spermatozoa in the ejaculated semen. Also called oligozoospermia.


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