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Balanoplasty surgical repair of the glans penis
Bulbourethral glands A pair of small, pea-sized glands that empty into the urethra just before it extends through the penis: Cowper's glands.
Ejaculation the process of ejecting, or expelling, the semen from the male urethra.
Epididymectomy Surgical removal of the epididymis.
Exudate Fluid, pus, or serum that is slowly discharged from cells or blood vessels through small pores or breaks in cell membrane.
Foreskin A loose, retractable fold of skin covering the tip of the penis; also called the prepuce.
Glans penis The tip of the penis.
Gonad The male sex glands, which are called the testes. These are the primary organs of the male reproductive system.
Orchidopexy Surgical fixation of an undescended testicle.
Prophylactic Any agent or regiman that contributes to the prevention of infection and disease.
Prostate gland A gland that surrounds the base of the urethra, which secretes a milky colored secretion into the urethra during ejaculation. This secretion enhances the motility of the sperm and helps to neutralize the secretions within the vagina.
Scrotum An external sac that houses the testicles; it is located posterior to the penis and is suspended from the perineum.
Semen A combination of sperm and various secretions that is expelled from the body through the urethra during sexual intercourse.
Seminiferous tubules Specialized coils of tiny tubules that are responsible for production of sperm; located in the testes.
Testosterone A male hormone secreted by the testes, responsible for the secondary sex characteristic changes that occur in the male with the onset of puberty. Changes include facial hair, pubic hair, and deepening of the voice.
Vas deferens The narrow, straight tube that transports sperm from the epididymis to the ejaculatory duct.
Andr/o man, male
Balan/o glans penis
orch/o testicle
epididym/o epididymis
semin/i semen
sperm/o sperm
test/o testis, testes
vas/o vessel; also refers to vas deferens
zo/o animal(male)
Created by: jaimie623