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Chapter 9- Male

Reproductive System

An orchiopexy procedure is performed for a male patient when he has ___________________. cryptorchism
Benign growths of cells on the prostate is called ______________________. prostatic hyperplasia
__________________ is defined as twisting of the spermatic cord. testicular torsion
What STD is characterized by chancre sores visible on the penis? syphilis
A sac of clear fluid in the scrotum is called a/an _____________________. hydrocele
___________________ is the inflammation of the genital tract mucous membranes, caused by berry-shaped bacteria. gonorrhea
A _________________ is defined as finger palpation through the anal canal and rectum to examine the prostate gland. digital rectal examination
andr/o male
balan/o glans penis
-pexy fixation, put in place
crypt/o hidden
zo/o animal life
varic/o varicose veins
test/o testis, testicles
terat/o monster
BPH benign prostatic hyperplasia
PSA Prostate-Specific Antigen
TRUS transrectal ultrasound
TURP transurethral resection of the prostate
Created by: leanneweit



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