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Medical Terminology

Chapter 9 - Male Reproductive System - Pathology

TermDefinition
hydrocele sac of fluid in the scrotum
testicular torsion twisted spermatic cord
varicocele dilated spermatic veins
hypospadias urethral opening in the underside of the penis
phimosis narrowing of the opening of the prepuce over the glans penis
chlamydia bacterial invasion of the urethra and reproductive tract
gonorrhea inflammation of the genital tract mucosa, caused by infection with gonococci
herpes genitalis infection of skin and genital mucosa, caused by the herpes simplex virus
human papillomavirus (HPV) infection infection of the skin and mucous membranes in the anogenital region by human papillomavirus
syphilis chronic STD caused by a bacteria
PSA test measurement of levels of prostate-specific antigen in the blood, large amounts indicate enlargement of the prostate or cancer
semen test microscopic examination of ejaculated fluid
castration surgical removal of the testicles or ovaries
Created by: KariTansowny
 

 



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