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Flashcards in Ch. 9 Male reproductive system Deck (20):
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fraternal twins

separate ova by separate sperm cells

2

identical twins

single egg by a single sperm

3

testosterone

responsible for the bodily characteristics of the male

4

epididymis

one pair of long, tightly coiled tubes above each testis that sores and carries sperm

5

prostate gland

exocrine gland at base of male urinary bladder, secretes fluid part of semen

6

sterilization

procedure that removes a person's ability to reproduce

7

andr/o

male

8

epididym/o

epididymis

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gon/o

seed

10

hydr/o

water

11

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

spermatozoa

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test/o

testis, testicle

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varic/o

varicose veins

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vas/o

vessel duct

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-genesis

formation

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-one

hormone