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SHS Med Term

Male Reproductive System Terms

TermDefinition
Phimosis A constriction of the opening of the foreskin of the glans penis
Varicocele Enlarged veins of the spermatic cord
Impotent Lack of power to copulate or have an erection
Hydrocele A scrotal swelling caused by a collection of fluid along the tubes within the testes
Anorchism State of absence of testis
Balanitis Inflammation of the glans penis
Balanocele Protrusion of the glans penis
Balanorrhea Excessive discharge from the glans penis
Benign prostatic hypertrophy Pertaining to excessive development of the prostate gland
Cryptorchidism State of hidden testes
Epididymitis Inflammation of the epididymis
Orchiepididymitis Inflammation of the testes and epidiymis
Orchitis Inflammation of the testes or testicle
Prostatitis Inflammation of the prostate gland
Prostatocystitis Inflammation of the prostate gland and the bladder
Prostatolith Stone in the prostate
Prostatorrhea Excessive discharge from the prostate
Prostatovesiculitis Inflammation of the prostate gland and seminal vesicles
Balanoplasty Surgical repair of the glans penis
Epidiymectomy Excision or surgical removal of the epididymis
Orchioplasty Surgical repair of a testis
Orchidectomy Excision or surgical removal of one or both testes(castration)
Orchidopexy Surgical fixation of a testicle
Orchidotomy Incision into a testis
Prostatectomy Excision of the prostate gland
Prostatocystotomy Incision into the bladder and prostate
Prostatolithotomy Incision into the prostate gland to remove a stone
Prostatovesiculectomy Excision of the prostate gland and seminal vesicles
Vasectomy Excision of a duct; removal of a portion of the vas deferens; male sterilization
Vesiculectomy Excision of the seminal vesicle
Vasovasostomy Creation of artificial openings between ducts
Circumcision Surgical removal of the prepuce
Hydrocelectomy Surgical removal of a hydrocele
Penile implant Surgical implantation of a penile prosthesis to correct erectile dysfunction
Perineal prostatectomy Excision of the prostate gland through an incision in the floor of the pelvis
Suprapubic prostatectomy Surgical excision of the prostate gland through an incision made above the pubic bone
Andropathy Diseases of the male
Aspermia Condition of the absence of sper
Oligospermia Condition of scanty sperm
Spermatolysis Dissolution or destruction of sperm
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