The normal count of sperm cell per milliliter of semen is over 15 million sperm as per the World Health Organization so that's around 75 million if the man ejaculates 5 mL of semen. Sperm cells were made to be great in numbers to fertilize one egg cell because the woman's vagina is acidic which kills the sperm cell. In short, a man could ejaculate an entire country in one go. That ought to surprise anyone who hasn't studied anatomy and physiology.
An abnormal sperm count may also indicate an underlying health condition. A normal sperm count ranges from 15 million sperm to more than million sperm per milliliter mL of semen. Anything less than 15 million sperm per milliliter, or 39 million sperm per ejaculate, is considered low. A low sperm count is often referred to as oligospermia. A high, or above average, sperm count is over million sperm per millimeter.
How much sperm does a man make? Would you explode if you don't release your sperm? Explore the male reproductive system in this article and video. Although I'm a biologist, I rarely think much about what the cloudy white stuff contains, but in fact semen is far more complex than my endearing childhood image of mini tadpoles swimming around in thin wallpaper paste.
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