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External sac that houses the testicles

Scrotum

1

The male organ of copulation

Penis

2

The tip of the penis

Glans penis

3

The process of ejecting, or expelling, the semen from the male urethra

Ejaculation

4

A loose, retractable fold of skin covering tip of the penis (foreskin)

Prepuce

5

The narrow, straight tube that transports sperm from the epididymis to the ejaculatory duct

Vas deferens

6

A surgical cutting and tying of the vas deferent to prevent passage of sperm

Vasectomy

7

Removal of all or part of the prostate gland

Prostatectomy

8

Surgical fixation of the undescended testicles

Orchidopexy

9

The darker pigmented circular area surrounding the nipple of each breast

Areola

10

The inner lining of the uterus

Endometrium

11

A mature sperm or ovum

Gamete

12

The fringe like end of the Fallopian tube

Fimbriae

13

The release of the mature ovum from the ovary

Ovulation

14

To abstain from having vaginal intercourse

Abstinence

15

The process of viewing the abdominal cavity with a laparoscope

Laparoscopy

16

Painful menstrual flow

Dysmenorrhea

17

The presence and growth of endometrial tissue in areas outside the endometrium

Endometriosis

18

Surgical removal of the breast as a treatment method for breast cancer

Mastectomy

19

Onset of menstruation; the first menstrual period

Menarche

20

Menstrual flow

Menorrhea

21

Benign prostatic hypertrophy

BPH

22

Dilation and curettage

D & C

23

Human papilloma virus

HPV

24

Pelvic inflammatory disease

PID

25

Transurethral resection of prostate; surgical removal of portion of prostate glan by inserting a rescetoscope

TURP

26

Prostate- specific antigen

PSA