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EmAnJ
04-08-2009, 01:58 PM
I have googled, but I still don't know what they mean, and what the normal range is in general.

Number of sperm - what is the low end?
Motility - is this how they move?
Morphology - I think this means shape?

For example, lets say you had an analysis come back that looked like this:

Number ~ 100 million
Motility at 80%
Morphology at 25%

How does that look (yes, I'm talking about my husband)?

Can anyone provide me with a reference that is in laymen's terms?

Chief Pedant
04-08-2009, 02:03 PM
All those parameters are normal.

Try this wikipedia article: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sperm_count

Sorry; in a hurry. If you have a specific question I'll try to get back but prob not til tomorrow.

EmAnJ
04-08-2009, 02:03 PM
Thanks!

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