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Andr/o

Male

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Balan/o

Glans penis

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Cry/o

Cold

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Crypt/o

Hidden

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Epididym/o

Epididymis

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Gon/o

Seed

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Hydr/o

Water, fluid

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Orch/o, orchi/o, orchid/o

Testis, testicle

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Pen/o

Penis

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Prostat/o

Prostate gland

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Semin/i

Semen, seed

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Sperm/o, spermat/o

Spermatozoa, semen

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Terat/o

Monster

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Test/o

Testis, testicle

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Varic/o

Varicose veins

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Vas/o

Vessel, duct; vas deferens

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Zo/o

Animal life

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-genesis

Formation

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-one

Hormone

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-pexy

Fixation, put in place

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-stomy

New opening

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BPH

Benign prostatic hyperplasia

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DRE

Digital rectal examination

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ED

Erectile dysfunction

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GU

Genitourinary

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HPV

Human papillomavirus

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HSV

Herpes simplex virus

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NSU

Nonspecific urethritis

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PID

Pelvic inflammatory disease

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PIN

Prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia; a precursor of prostate cancer.

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PSA

Prostate-specific antigen

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PVP

Photoselective vaporization of the prostate

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RPR

Rapid plasma reagin

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STD

Sexually transmitted disease

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STI

Sexually transmitted infection

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TRUS

Transrectal ultrasound

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TUIP

Transurethral incision of the prostate

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TUMT

Transurethral microwave thermotherapy

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Pair of exocrine glands near male urethra; Cowper glands

Bulbourethral glands

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Ejection of sperm and fluid from male urethra

Ejaculation

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Tube through which semen enters the male urethra

Ejaculatory duct

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Hair like projection on a sperm cell that makes it motile

Flagellum

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Sensitive tip of the penis; comparable to the clitoris in the female.

Glands penis

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TUNA

Transurethral needle ablation

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TURP

Transurethral resection of the prostate