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Urinary/Male Repro

Terms for the Urinary and Male Reproductive Systems

TermDefinition
kidneys filter waste, reabsorb things our body needs, produce urine
ureter tube that carries urine from kidney to bladder
bladder holds urine, releases when muscle receives signal
urethra carries urine from bladder to outside of body, in men it also carries semen to outside of body
scrotum holds testes away from body to help control their temperature
testes produce sperm
penis male sex organ, urine and semen travel out of it
prostate creates fluid that neutralizes acid in the vagina, helps push semen into urethra and blocks urine during ejaculation
vas deferens storage area for sperm
seminal vesicles make a fluid to feed sperm that is part of the semen
retro behind, backward
super above
cele hernia, swelling, protrusion, cavity, tumor
uria urine
orchi testicle, testis
pseudo false, fake
pyelo renal pelvis
cysto bladder or cyst
reno, renal kidney
uro urine, urinary tract, urination
litho stone, calculus
nephrectomy removal of a kidney
nephritis inflammation of a kidney
nephrosis kidney disease
hematuria blood in the urine
transurethral resection, prostate removal of the prostate gland through the urethra
pyelonephritis inflammation of the kidney and renal pelvis
cystitis inflammation of the bladder
cystoscopy visual examination of the bladder
cystocele weakening of bladder muscle
circumcision removal of the foreskin on the penis
orchiectomy removal of a testicle
prostatectomy removal of the prostate
vasectomy male sterilization
hydrocele swelling of scrotum
renal calculi kidney stones
uremia blood in the urine because the kidneys can't filter waste products
nephrolithiasis kidney stone
Created by: dtomczik
 

 



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