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Table 6 Effect of LPME on testicular histopathology in rat

From: Protective effects of Launaea procumbens on rat testis damage by CCl4

Treatment Somniferous tubules degeneration Meiosis interruption Sperm concentration Germ cell morphology Germinative epithelium
Control - - - - -
3 ml/kg CCl4 +++ ++ +++ ++ ++
100 mg/kg LPME + CCl4 −/+ - −/+ −/+ −/+
200 mg/kg LPME + CCl4 - - - - −/+
200 mg/kg LPME alone - - - - -
  1. -, normal; −/+, mild; ++, medium; +++, severely damaged.