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med term chapter 9

male parts

TermDefinition
Androgen Male hormone responsible for developing and maintaining male secondary sex characteristics.
Aspermia Lack of secretion or expulsion of semen following ejaculation.
Azoospermia Absence of living spermatozoa in the semen; failure of spermatogenesis.
Balantis Inflammation of the glans, the rounded head of the penis
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia A common, noncancerous enlargement of the prostate gland. The enlarged prostate may compress the urinary tube (urethra), which courses through the center of the prostate, impeding the flow of urine from the bladder through the urethra to the outside
Bulbourethral Glands A pea-sized gland in the male located behind and to the side of the urethra that discharges a component of seminal fluid into the urethra. There are two bulbourethral glands, one on each side. Also known as the Cowper's gland.
Carcinoma of prostate is a disease in which cells in the prostate gland become abnormal and start to grow uncontrollably, forming tumors.
Carcinoma of the testes A malignant tumor of the male sex organ (testicle) that normally produces the hormone testosterone, one the most common cancers in young men.
Castration Removal of sex glands (gonads); ovaries of the testes.
Chancre The classic painless ulcer of syphilis. The chancre forms in the first (primary) stage of syphilis. It is highly contagious and can last 1-5 weeks. ... The word chancre is the French for a little ulcer.
Chlamydial infection Bacterial infection causing pelvic inflammation in the reproductive era
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