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Male Stuff

Reproductive System

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What is a Chancre? A painless ulcer that may appear on the tounge, lips, genitalia, or rectum.
What is hypospadias? It is a birth defect of the urethra. Abnormally placed Urinary Meatus.
What is Epispadias? Malformation of the penis. The urethra ends at the dorsum of the penis.
What is the Cowper's Gland? The Bulbourethral Gland. Their fluid aids in the movement of sperm.
What is the Prostate Gland? A gland that surrounds the beginning of the urethra.
What is a Seminal Vesicle? Tubular glands posteroinferior to the urinary bladder.
What is a Seminiferous Tubule? They contain spermatogenic cells, located in the lobules of the testes.
What is a testicle? The male gonad in animals. It produces sperm and testosterone.
What is a flagellum? A lash like appendage that protrudes from the cell body, prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells.
What is Prepuce? A peice of skin in the uncircumcized male that covers the glans penis.
What is Vas Deferens? A tube that connects the epididymis with the urethra. It carries the sperm.
What is the scrotum? The sac of skin below the pelvic cavity that contains the testes.
What is PSA, Prostate Specific Antigen? It liquefies semen, and allows sperm to swim freely.
What is semen? Sperm and the various substances that nourish and transport them.
What is Anorchism? A medical condition where both testes are absent at birth.
What is a vasectomy? To seal at least one side of each Vas Deferens.
What is a low sperm count called? Oligospermia
What is the tightness in the foreskin of the penis known as? Phimosis
Which structure provides the appropriate environment for sperm maturation? Epididymis
What is the surgical removal of the testicles called? Orchiectomy
What is the dilation of the veins of the spermatic cord called? Variocele
What is another name for Cowper's Glands? Bulbourethral Gland
What is a non-cancerous enlargement of the prostate called? Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy
What is removal of part of the prostate through the urethral called? Transurethral Resection
What is the surgical removal of the foreskin? Circumcision
What is the inflammation of the glans penis? Balanitis
What is the medical term for undescended testicles? Cryptorchidism
Prepuce A peice of skin in the uncircumcized male that covers the glans penis.
Prostate Gland A chest-nut shaped gland that surrounds the beginning of the urethra in the male.
Adenocarcinoma Is a cancer of an epithelium that originates in glandular tissue.
Purulent Pus
Scrotum In a male, the sac of skin below the pelvic cavity that contains the testes.
Seminoma Is a germ cell tumor (cancer) of the testis.
Chancre a painless ulcer that may appear on the tounge, the lips, the genitalia, the rectum, or elsewhere.
Impotence A disorder in which a male cannot maintain an erect penis to complete sexual intercourse; also called erectile dysfunction.
Chlamydia Is a common sexually transmitted infection in humans caused by the bacterium Chlamydia Trachomatis.
Parenchyma Are the functional parts of an organ in the body.
Cryptorchidism Convenital failure of the testes to descend into the scrotal sac.
Bulbourethral Gland Also called the cowpers gland. Glands that lie beneath the prostate and empty their fluid into the urethra. Their fluid aids in sperm movement.
Seminiferous Tubules These tubes contain spermatogenic cells and are located in the lobules of the testes.
Syphilis Is a sexually transmitted infection caused by the spirochete bacterium Treponema Pallidum.
Testis The testicle, is the male gonad in animals.
Testosterone A hormone produced by the testes that maintains the male reproductive structures and male characteristics such as deep voice, body hair, and muscle mass.
Semen Sperm and the various substances that nourish and transport them.
Embryonal Embryo
Oligospermia Refers to semen with a low concentration of sperm and is a common finding in male infertility.
Vas Deferens A tube that connects the epididymis with the urethra and that carries sperm.
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