Aging changes in the male reproductive system

Alternative Names

Andropause; Male reproductive changes

Definition of Aging changes in the male reproductive system

Aging changes in the male reproductive system may include changes in testicular tissue, sperm production, and erectile function. These changes usually occur gradually.

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David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 8/15/2010

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Aged male reproductive system

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