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Stack #85140, Ch 9

Chabner Ch 9 WWC JJ

andr/o male
balan/o glans penis
cry/o cold
crypt/o hidden
epididym/o epididymis
gon/o seed
hydr/o water, fluid
orch/o testis, testicle
orchi/o testis, testicle
orchid/o testis, testicle
prostat/o prostate gland (gland at base of bladder; secretes fluid into urethra during ejaculation)
semin/i semen, seed
sperm/o spermatozoa, semen
spermat/o spermatozoa, semen
terat/o monster
test/o testis, testicle
varic/o varicose veins
vas/o vessel, duct (referring to vas deferens)
zo/o animal life
-cele hernia
-ectomy removal; excision; resection
-gen producing; forming
-genesis formation
-genic produced by or in
-lysis breakdown; destruction
-lytic breakdown; destruction
-one hormone
-pexy fixation, put in place
-plasia development; formation; growth
-rrhea flow; discharge
-stomy new opening
-tomy process of cutting
-trophy nourishment; development
androgen male hormone producing or stimulating male characteristics. An example is testosterone.
balanitis inflammation of the glans penis.
cryogenic surgery pertaining to destruction of tissue by producing cold temperatures.
cryptorchism undescended testicles.(hidden)
epididymitis inflammation of the epididymis.
gonorrhea sexually transmitted disease; gonococci and urethral discharge.
hydrocele hernia (sac) of fluid in the scrotal sac.
orchiectomy removal of a testicle
anorchism congenital absence of one or both testes
orchitis inflammation of a testicle
prostatitis inflammation of the prostate gland
prostatectomy removal of the prostate gland
seminiferous tubules produce sperm in the testes
seminal vesicles glands near the ejaculatory duct that produce fluid for semen
spermolytic pertaining to destruction of sperm
oligospermia scanty production of sperm
aspermia lack of formation or ejaculation of semen
teratoma tumor (testicular) that is composed of many types of tissue. Terat/o means monster
testicular pertaining to the testes
varicocele hernia (collection) of swollen, twisted veins above the testes
vasectomy removal of a portion of each vas deferens
azoospermia lack of spermatozoa in semen
spermatogenesis formation of sperm cells
testosterone male hormone produced by the interstitial cells of the testes
orchiopexy fixation of the testicle. It is put in place following a diagnosis of cryptorchism
vasovasostomy new opening (anastomosis) between two parts of the vas deferens; surgery to reverse vasectomy
carcinoma of the testes malignant tumor of the testicles
cryptorchism; cryptorchidism undescended testicles
hydrocele sac of clear fluid in the scrotum
testicular torsion twisting of the spermatic cord
varicocele enlarged, dilated veins near the testicle
carcinoma of the prostate malignant tumor of the prostate gland
prostatic hyperplasia benign growth of cells within the prostate gland; benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)
hypospadias; hypospadia congenital opening of the male urethra on the undersurface of the penis, not the tip
-spadias condition of tearing or cutting
phimosis narrowing (stricture) of the opening of the prepuce over the glans penis
phim/o to muzzle
castration surgical excision of the testicles or ovaries
circumcision surgical procedure to remove the prepuce of the penis
vasectomy bilateral surgical removal of a part of the vas deferens
Created by: jjanis1