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Sperm Injections, Intracytoplasmic MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Sperm Injections, Intracytoplasmic
Tree Number(s)
E02.875.800.750.700
E05.820.800.750.700
Unique ID
D020554
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020554
Scope Note
An assisted fertilization technique consisting of the microinjection of a single viable sperm into an extracted ovum. It is used principally to overcome low sperm count, low sperm motility, inability of sperm to penetrate the egg, or other conditions related to male infertility (INFERTILITY, MALE).
Entry Version
SPERM INJECT INTRACYTOPLASMIC
Entry Term(s)
ICSI
Injections, Sperm, Intracytoplasmic
Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injections
Previous Indexing
Fertilization in Vitro (1994-1999)
Microinjections (1994-1999)
See Also
Infertility, Male
Public MeSH Note
2000
History Note
2000
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/03
Revision Date
2001/07/25
Sperm Injections, Intracytoplasmic Preferred
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