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Chapter 13

Male reproductive System

Function Producing and storing sperm, Introducing sperm into female reproductive tract to fertilize female oocyte, Secreting hormones necessary for development of secondary sexual characteristics
Urethra for urination
Glans penis bulging structure at distal end
Prepuce loose casing that covers the glans penis; removed by circumcision
Scrotum skin-covered pouch divided into two sacs, each containing a testis and an epididymis
testis (testicle) one of two male reproductive glands that produce sperm and testosterone
epididymis coiled duct on the top and at the side of the testis that stores sperm before emission
vas deferens duct that carries sperm from epididymis to ejaculatory duct
balan/o glans penis
epididym/o epididymis
orch/o, orchi/o, orchid/o testis or testicle
perine/o perineum
prostat/o prostate
sperm/o, spermat/o sperm (seed)
test/o testis or testicle
vas/o vessel
Prostate describes the gland encircling the male urethra at the base of the urinary bladder
Prostrate describes lying stretched out on the ground face downward or a state of helplessness or exhaustion
BPH benign prostatic hyperplasia; benign prostatic hypertrophy
Bx biopsy
DRE digital rectal examination
ED erectile dysfunction
HBV hepatitis B virus
HIV human immunodeficiency virus
HPV human papillomavirus
HRT hormone replacement therapy
HSV-2 herpes simplex virus type 2
PSA prostate-specific antigen
STD sexually transmitted disease
TURP transurethral resection of the prostate
Sperm male gamete or sex cell produced in the testes that unites with the oocyte in the female to produce offspring; also called spermatozoon
aspermia inability to secrete or ejaculate sperm
azoospermia semen without living spermatozoa; a sign of infertility in a male
oligospermia decreased production and expulsion of sperm
mucopurulent discharge drainage of mucus and pus
anorchism absence of one or both testes
balanitis inflammation of the glans penis
epididymitis inflammation of the epididymis
prostatitis inflammation of the prostate
urethrogram x-ray of the urethra and prostate
epididymectomy removal of an epididymis
orchiectomy removal of a testicle
orchidectomy removal of a testicle
orchioplasty repair of a testicle
Created by: maariiaa
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