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genit/o-

genitalia

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urin/o-

urine/system

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scrotum

a soft pouch of skin behind the penis and in front of the legs

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Orchitis

inflammation or infection of the testes

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orch/o-

testis

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interstit/o-

spaces within tissue

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Epididymis

a storage and processing area for spermatozoa

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Cryptorchidism

if one or both of the testicles fail to decend through the canal

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Cryptorchidism

failure of one or both of the testicles to descned through the inguinal canal into the scrotum

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cryot/o-

hidden

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Oligospermia

less than normal amount of spematozoa produced by the testes

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Orchitis

inflammation or infection of the testes

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Chordee

downward curvature of the penis during erection

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Dyspareunia

painful or difficult sexual intercourse or postcoital pain

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coit/o-

sexual intercourse

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Erectile dysfunction (ED)

Impotence, inability to achieve or sustain an erection of the penis

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Phimosis

condental condition in which the openinf od the foreskin is too small.tight to allow the foreskin to pull back over the glans penis

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Premature ejaculation

ejaculation of semen that occurs with minimal stimulation and before the penis becomes fully erect

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Premature ejaculation

ejaculation of semen that occurs with minimal stimulation and before the penis becomes fully erect

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Priapism

continuing rection of the penis with pain and tenderness

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Chlamydia

caused by a bacterium

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Penital Warts

caused by the HPV virus 1 some strains are cancerous in women

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gon/o-

seed

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-rrhea

flow, discharge

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immun/o-

immune response

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defici/o-

lacining, in adequate

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-enecy

condition of being

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Circumcision

surgical procedure to remove the prepuce, the foreskin

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Prostatectomy

surgically remove the entire prostrate gland, lymph node, vesicles, and vas deferens

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Vasectomy

surgical procedure in the male to prevent pregnancy in the female