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Med Term chp 12


scrotum scrot/o
perineum perine/o area of skin between scrotum and anus (or similar in females)
testes orchi/o, orchid/o (on a stalk) male gonads, sex organs
gonads sex organs
testosterone most abundant of male horomones
inguinal canal groin, pertaining to where testes drop (in utero) into scrotum
vas deferens vas/o tubule from testes/epididimis to seminal vesicles
prostate prostat/o muscular gland at base of bladder, surrounding urethra, produces part of semen and contraction causes ejaculation
cryptorchism undecended testicles crypt/o hidden
olig/o scanty, few
BPH benign prostatic hypertrophy enlargement of the prostate
balan/o glans penis
prepuce foreskin
chordee downward curve of penis during an erection
dyspareunia pareun/o sexual intercourse painful sexual intercourse
vericocele varicose vein in the spermatic cord of the testis
hydrocele water hernia
PSA prostate specific antigen
DRE digital rectal exam
ED erectile disfunction
phimosis phim/o closed tight opening too small for penis to come out
priapism continued erection - priap/o persistent eredtion. cure, vasoconstriction
gynecomastia gynec/o female, mast/o breast - male develops female breasts
orchiectomy orchi/o testis, -ectomy surgical excision for testicular cancer
orchiopexy put testes into scrotum fix in place
TURP transurethral resection of the prostate
Created by: christiethoreson