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MedTerm Chap 9

LOM Chapter 9 Vocabulary

Bulbourethral gland One of a pair of exocrine glands near the male urethra. (Cowper Gland)
Ejaculation Ejection of sperm and fluid from the male urethra.
Ejaculatory duct Tube through which semen enters the urethra.
Epididymis One of a pair of long, tightly coiled tubes lying on top of each testis. It carries sperm from the seminiferous tubules to the vas deferens.
Flagellum Hair-like projection on a sperm cell that makes it motile.
Glans penis Sensitive tip of the penis.
Interstitial cells of the testis Cells that lie between the seminiferous tubules and produce the hormone testosterone.
Paraenchyma Tissue composed of the essential cells of any organ.
Perineum Area between the anus and the scrotum in the male.
Prepuce (foreskin) Skin covering the tip of the penis.
Prostate gland Gland, in men, at the base of the urinary bladder that secretes a fluid into the urethra during ejaculation.
Scrotum External sac that contains the testes in men.
Semen Spermatozoa and fluid.
Seminalvesicle Either of paired sac-like male glands that secrete a fluid into the vas deferens.
Seminiferous tubules Narrow, coiled tubules that produce sperm in the testes.
Spermatozoon Sperm cell.
Sterilization Any procedure rendering and individual incapable of reproduction.
Stroma Supportive, connective tissue of an organ, as distinguished from its parenchyma.
Testis Male gonad that produces permatozoa and the hormone testosterone; testicle.
Testosterone Hormone secreted by the interstitial tissue of the testes.
Vas deferens Narrow tube that carries sperm from the epididymis into the body and toward the urethra.
Andro Male
Balano glanis penis
Cryo Cold
Crypto Hidden
Epididymo epididymis
Gono seed
Hydro Water, fluid
Orcho Testis
Orchio Testis
Orchido Testis
Prostato Prostate gland
Semini Semen, seed
Spermo Spermatozoa
Spermato Semen
Terato monster
Testo Testis
Varico Varicose Veins
Vaso Vessel, duct
Zoo Animal life
Genesis Formation
One Hormone
Pexy Fixation, Put in place
Stomy New opening
Testicular torsin Rotating of spermatic cord that cuts of blood supply to testes.
Hypospadias Urethra opening on the underside of the penis.
Phimosis Narrowing of the opening of the foreskin over the glans penis.
Castration Removal of testes or ovaries.
BPH Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
PSA Prostatic Specific Antigen
TURP Transurethral Resection of the prostate
DRE Digital rectal exam, Finger palpation to check for abnormalities of the prostate gland.
Created by: suprant