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Male Ch7

Reproductive System and abbreviations

testis or testicle primary male sex organs paired oval shaped and enclosed in a sac called the scrotum
sperm microscopic male germ cell which when united with the ovum produces a zygote (egg)
testosterone male sex hormone
seminiferous tubules 900 coiled tubs within the testes which spermatogenesis occurs
epididymis colied tube atop each of the testes
vas deferences duct carring the sperm from the epididymis to the urethra
seminal vesicles two main glands located to the base of the bladder that open into vas deferens
prostate gland encircles a proximal section of the urethra
scrotum sac containing the testes and epididymis
penis male organ of urination and coitus (sexual intercourse)
glans penis enlarged tip on the end of penis
prepuce fold of skin covering the glans penis in uncircumcised males (foreskin of penis)
semen composed of sperm seminal fluids and other secretions
genitalia (genitals) reproductive organs (male or female) also called gonads
balan/o glans penis
epididym/o epididymis
orchid/o orchi/o orch/o test/o testis, testicle
prostat/o prostate gland
vas/o vessel, duct
vesicul/o seminal vesicle
andr/o male
sperm/o spermat/o spermatozoon
-ism state of
AIDS acquired Immunodeficiency syndrome
BPH beign prostatatic hyperplasia
DRE digital rectal examination
ED erectile dysfunction
HIV human immunodeficiency virus
HPV human papillomvirus
PSA prostate specific antigen
RP radical prostatectomy
STD sexually transmitted disease
TRUS transrectal ultrasound
TUIP transurethal incision of the prostate
TUMT transurethral microwave thermotherapy
TURP transurethral resection of the prostate
Created by: Mahonski Jenny Mahonski Jenny