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PCOM Medical Term

CH 9

andr/o male
balan/o glans penis
cry/o cold
crypt/o hidden
epididym/o epididymus
gon/o seed
hydr/o water, fluid
orch/o, orchi/o, orchid/o testis, testicle
prostat/o prostate gland
semin/i semen, seed
sperm/o, spermat/o spermatozoa, semen
terat/o monster
test/o testis, testicle
varic/o varicose veins
vas/o vessel, duct; vas deferens
zo/o animal life
-gensis formation
-one hormone
-pexy fixation, put in place
-stomy new opening
bulbourethral gland one of a pair of exocrine glands near the male urethra
cowper gland bulbourethral gland
ejaculation ejection of sperm and fluid from the male urethra
ejaculatory duct tube through which semen enters the male urethra
epididymus one of a pair of long, tightly coiled tubes, lying on top of each testis. It carries sperm from the semniferous tubules to the vas deferens
erectile dysfunction inability of an adult to achieve an erection; impotence
flagellum hair-like projection on a sperm cell that make it motile
fraternal twins two infants born of the same pregnancy from two seperate ova fertilized by two different sperm
glans penis sensitive tip of the penis
identical twins two infants resulting from division of one fertilized egg into two distant embryos.
impotence inability of an adult make to achieve an erection
interstitial cells in the testes, these cells lie between the seminiferous tubules and produce the hormone testosterone
parenchyma tissue composed of essential and functional cells of an organ.
perineum external region between the anus and scrotum in the male
prepuce fold of skin covering the tip of the penis
prostate gland exocrine gland in men, at the base of the urinary bladder
scrotum external sac that contains the testes
semen spermatozoa and seminal fluid
seminal vesicle either of paired sac-like male exocrine glands that secretes a fluid into the vas deferens. The seminal fluid is the major component of semen
seminiferous tubes narrow, coiled tubules that produce sperm in the testes
spermatozoom sperm cell
sterilzation an procedure that removes an individual ability to produce or release parenchyma
stroma supportive connective tissue of an organ as distinguished from its parenchyma
testis male gonad that produces spermatzoa and the hormone testosterone
vas deferens narrow tube that carries sperm from the epididymus into the body and toward the urethra
Created by: urbandanzer