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The Andrology (from ancient Greek ἀνήρ Aner , Gen. ἀνδρός Andros , "man" and λόγος lógos "teaching" [see also -logie ], or about "Men Customer") is a specialized field of medicine that deals with the reproductive functions of the man and their Disruptions deals. Andrology is the male equivalent of gynecology .

Andrology is an interdisciplinary field in which endocrinologists, human geneticists , urologists, dermatologists, sexual and reproductive medicine and, if necessary, many other specialists such as microbiologists , virologists , oncologists , etc. work together.

The German Medical Association has allowed the additional designation andrology for specialists in dermatology , endocrinology and urology after appropriate training certificates . The German Society for Andrology currently has almost 400 members. She is a member of the Working Group of Scientific Medical Societies ( AWMF ).


  • Walter Krause, Carl-Friedrich Rothauge: Andrology: Diseases of the male genital organs. Enke, 1981, ISBN 3-432-91901-8 .
  • Eberhard Nieschlag , H. M. Behre, S. Nieschlag: Andrology: Basics and clinic of reproductive health of men. 3. Edition. Springer, 2009, ISBN 978-3-540-92962-8 .
  • Carl Schirren : Practical andrology: diagnostics, clinical examination, sperm morphology, sperm plasma biochemistry, testicular histology, therapy. Diesbach Verlag, Berlin 1995, ISBN 3-89303-033-6 .
  • Jenö Molnár, Erwin Günther, Regine Patzwall, Ferenc Szarvas: Andrology: functional disorders of the male genitalia and their treatment. Thieme, 1978.

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