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Male reproductive

Male reproductive system

Scrotal sac The external sac for the testicles
Glans penis Tip of the penis
Circumcision Sx removal in which the foreskin of the penis is removed
Impotence Inability of male to achieve erection of the penis
Cryptorchidism Condition of undies ended testicles Absence of one or both testicles from the scrotum
Syphilis The chancre is the penile lesion associated with syphilis
Balaitis Inflammation of the glans penis and the mucous membrane beneath it
Epispadias A congenital birth defect. In which the urethra opens on the "upper side" Of the penis at some point near the glans
Hypospadias A congenital defect in which the urethra opens on the "underside" of the Penis instead of at the end
Chlamydia Sexually transmitted disease effects both male and female Woman/ cervix. Men / epididymis
Gonorrhea Sexually transmitted disease Greenish / yellow drainage of pus from the urethra
Orchiopexy Sx fixation of a testicle
Orchioplasty Sx repair of the testes
Orchiectomy Sx removal of a testicle
Anorchism Absence of one or both testicals
Function of Cowper's gland A pair of pea - sized glands that empty into the urethra just before It extends through the penis
Testes / male gonads Produces sperm
Phimosis Tightness of the foreskin (prepuce) of the penis that prevents it from being pulled back ( opening of the fore skin tightens and may cause difficult with urination
Orchitis Inflammation of the testes due to a virus bacterial infection or injury May effect either one or both ( Orchitis typically results from the mumps virus
Semen Formation of sperm
Varicocele Condition of abnormal dilation of the veins of the spermatci cord leading to the testicles
Prostatectomy Sx removal of the prostate gland
VDRL A serological test for syphilis Test performed with blood serum Used for primary and secondary Venereal. Disease. Research laboratory
Testes/ testicals Male gonads Small ovoid glands located near the kidneys during development stage Before or soon after birth they descend through inuinal canal into scrotum
Responsible for / testes Production of sperm ( the male germ cell) Secretion of testosterone ( hormone causing secondary sex changes in male with onset of puberty
Scrotum Sac located posterior to the penis Contains seminiferous tubulers responsible for secreting testosterone
Epididymis Tightly coiled tube Sperm mature in the epididymis becoming fertile and motile
Vas deferens / ductus deferens Straight tube continuous with epididymis Enlarges to form a sac-like. Dilation (ampulla) near prostate gland Merges with the seminal vesicle to form ejaculation
Seminal vesicle Secrete seminal fluid Thick yellowish Fluid Large part,of the volume of semen
Prostate gland Lies just below the urinary bladder Transports thin milky colored alkaline secretions which enhance the motility Of the sperm muscular action gland
Epididymis Mature sperm are stored in
Benign prostatic hypertropy Benign enlargement of prostate gland Creates pressure on the upper part of the urethra or neck of bladder Causing obstruction of flow
Carcinoma of the prostate Malignant growth on prostate
Carcinoma of the testes Malignant growth on the testes Also called testicular cancer
Hydrocele Accumulation of fluid in any sac like cavity Scrotal sac or along the spermatic cord
Inguinal hernia Protrusion of part of the intestines. Through a weaker spot in the muscle Intestines pushes into and sometimes fills the entire scrotal sac
Premature ejaculation Discharge of seminal fluid prior to complete erection
Prostatitsis Inflammation of the prostate gland
AIDS Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome T- cells (deadly virus that destroys the T lymphocytes
HIV Human immunodeficiency virus Replicates itself in the T - cells
Syphilis primary STD lesion that may involve any organ or tissue Small painless red pustules Known as ( chancre) Cured with penicillin G
Syphilis secondary Occurs approximately two months later then primary Non itching rash on plans of hands and sole of feet Can still be treated with penicillin Can be dormant 5-20 years
Tertiary syphilis Final and most serious stage Lesions have invaded the body organs and systems Lesions are not reversible Damage brain spinal cord and heart
Trichomoniasis STD Protozoal infection Yeast / fungus Woman will have itching burning strong smell Discharge of greenish yellow
Castration Sx removal of testicles Known as Orchiectomy or Orchidectomy in men Oophorectomy in women
Cystoscopy Process of visualizing the urinary track threw a cystoscope
Balaitis Inflammation of the penis glad
Scrotum Sac that houses the penis
Ejaculation The processes of expelling semun for the male urethra
Glans penis Tip of the penis
Chancre A skin lesion usually of primary syphilis
Pre puce A loose retractable fold of the skin covering the tip of the penis
Hypospadies A congenital defect. In which the urethra opens on the underside of the penis
Epispadias Congenital defect in which the urethra opens on the upper side of the penis at some point near the glans
Spermatogenesis The formation of sprem
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