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Study Guide Ch 9

Chabner, Language of Medicine 8th Edition, Ch 9 Male Reproductive System

The male gonad testis
a gland below the bladder and surrounding the urethra prostate
tissue that produces sperm cells seminiferous tubules
hair-like tail region of the sperm is called the ? flagellum
tube that leads from the epididymis to the urethra vas deferens
foreskin, aka..? prepuce
male castration would result from which type of operation? bilateral orchiectomy (removal of both testes)
inflammation of the glans penis balanitis
a chancre is the primary lesion in which of disease conditon? syphilis
testosterone is an ? androgen
testosterone is produced by interstitial cells of the testes (interstitial cells produce cells pertinent to the organ of function)
medical term for the condition of undescended testicles cryptorchism (crypt means hidden)
benign prostatic hyperplasia is characterized by overgrowth of glandular tissue
seminoma is a type of ? testicular cancer
sterilization procedure (in males) vasectomy
the sac containing the male gonad scrotum
congenital condition of the male urethra hypospadias
parenchymal tissue in the testes seminiferous tubules (tissue that is essential to the function of a particular organ)
congenital absence of a testicle anorchism
a "spermolytic" stubstance would... ? destroy sperm cells
orchiopexy fixation of an undescended testicle (performed to bring undescended testes into the scrotum)
swollen, twisted veins (varicies) near the testes varicocele
nongonococcal urethritis is most often called by ? (hint: "nongonococcal" - eliminates gonorrhea) chlamydial infection
benign prostatic hyperplasia BPH is not an STI BPH is not an STI
to tie off or bind ligation
removal of a piece of vas deferens vasectomy
orchiectomy castration
removal of the prepuce circumcision
destruction of tissue by freezing cryosurgery
pus-filled purulent
test of fertility (reproductive ability) semen analysis
ejection of sperm and fluid from the ruethra ejaculation
treatment for condition of carcinoma of the prostate gland radical prostatectomy (removes entire prostate)
treatment for condition of cryptorchism failure to descend, requires orchiopexy to move testes to scrotum)
procedure to cause sterilization (hormones remain) vasectomy
benign prostatic hyperplasia BPH surgical treatment by transurethral resection of the prostate
reversal of sterilization vasovasostomy
treatment by removal of swollen twisted veins near the testes is called a... ? varicocelectomy
treatment for condition of abnormal fluid collection in scrotum requires a hydrocelectomy
treatment for seminoma malignant neoplasm of the testis, requires bilateral orchiectomy (removal of both testes)
treatment for condition of phimosis tight foreskin, requires circumcision to correct
Created by: penguin on 2007-07-28

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