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Male Reproductice

Body system

balan/o penis
orch/o testis
prostat/o prostate gland
scrot/o scrotum
urethr/o urethra
vas/o vas deferens
vas deferens the duct that transports the sperm from the epididymis to the penis
epididymis an elongated organ on the posterior surface of a testis that stores sperm while they mature and constitutes the convoluted beginning of the vas deferens.
constitutes compose, form
convoluted rolled up together or with one part over another.
DRE digital rectal examination examine prostate gland with finger thru. rectum
PSA prostate specific antigen measurement of PSA in blood
TURP transurethral resection prostate gland removal portion prostate gland using endoscope thru urethra
prostate male organ surrounds base of urinary bladder produces fluid that leaves body with sperm
vasectomy both tube ends cut off and ligated,with sutures
varicocele swollen, twisted veins near testis
hydrocele hernia in scrotal sac (collection of fluid)
testicular carcinoma type of seminoma, malignant
distension distent
orchi/o testis
orchid/o testis
benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) an enlarged prostate.
cryptorchism undescended testicle
varicocele tortuous enlargement of the veins of the spermatic cord
hydrocele an accumulation of fluid (hydr/o) in the scrotum
vasectomy surgical procedure by closing off the vas deferens
Created by: ptenz