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MA 70 Module 12 Male

Male Reproductive System Medical Terms

androgen producing male hormones
andropathy male disease
balanitis inflammation of the glans penis
balanoplasty surgical repair of the glans penis
balanorrhea discharge from glans penis
epididymectomy removal of epididymis
epididymal pertaining to the epididymis
epididymitis inflammation of epididymis
anorchism condition of no testes
orchiectomy removal of testes
orchiotomy incision into testes
orchioplasty surgical repair of testes
orchidectomy removal of testes
orchidopexy surgical fixation of testes
mucoid mucus like
mucous pertaining to mucus
prostatitis prostate inflammation
prostatectomy removal of prostate
prostatic pertaining to prostate
aspermia condition of no sperm
oligospermia condition of scanty sperm
spermatic pertaining to sperm
spermatogenesis production of sperm
spermatocyte sperm cell
spermatolysis sperm destruction
testicular pertaining to testes
vesicular pertaining to seminal vesicle
cryptorchidism failure of testes to descend into the scrotal sac before birth
orchiopexy orchidopexy To surgically bring the testes down into the scrotum
hydrocele accumulation of fluid around testes or along spermatic cord; common in infants
varicocele enlargement of veins of spermatic cord; commonly occurs on left side of adolescent males Penis
epispadias congenital opening of urethra on dorsal surface of penis
hypospadias congenital opening of male urethra on underside of penis
phimosis narrowing of foreskin over glans penis resulting in difficulty with hygiene; condition can lead to infection or difficulty with urination; condition is treated with circumcision
priapism persistent and painful erection due to pathological causes, not sexual arousal
benign prostatic hypertrophy(BPH) noncancerous enlargement of prostate gland; commonly seen in males over 60
prostate-specific antigen (PSA) blood test to screen for prostate cancer; elevated blood levels of PSA are associated with prostate cancer
digital rectal exam (DRE) manual examination for enlarged prostate gland; performed by palpating prostate gland through wall of rectum
castration removal of testicles in male or ovaries in female
circumcision removal of prepuce or foreskin of penis; performed on newborn male
resection surgical removal
sterilization process of rendering male or female sterile
transurethral resection of prostate (TUR, TURP) removal of prostate gland by inserting device through urethra and removing prostate tissue
vasectomy surgical removal of a segment or all of the vas deferens to prevent sperm from leaving the male body; used for contraception purposes
vasovasostomy surgically reconnect the vas deferens to reverse vasectomy
spermatocide spermaticide Spermicide destruction of sperm; one form of birth control, using spermolytic creams
Created by: leschnei