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Andr/o

Male

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Balan/o

Glans penis

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Crypt/o

Hidden

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Epididym/o

Epididymis

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Genit/o

Genitalia

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Gonad/o

Gonads, sex glands

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Olig/o

Scanty

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Orch/o

Testis, (plural testes)

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Orchi/o

Testis

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Orchid/o

Testis

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Test/o

Testis

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Perine/o

Perineum (area between scrotum and anus)

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Prostat/o

Prostate gland

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Spermat/o

Spermatozoa, sperm cells

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Sperm/o

Spermatozoa, sperm cells

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Varic/o

Dilated vein

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Vas/o

Vessel, vas deferens, duct

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Vesicul/o

Seminal vessel

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-cide

Killing

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-genesis

Forming, producing, origin

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-ism

Condition

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-spadias

Slit,fissure

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Brachy-

Short

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Epi-

Above, upon

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Gamete

Reproductive cell (ovum or sperm)

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Libido

Physical and psychological sex drive

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Semen

Fluid secreting sperm and secretions from the prostate

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Sphincter

Ring like muscles that open and close a body opening to allow or restrict passage through the structure

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TeStosterone

Hormone responsible for the development of the male sex organs.

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Prostatitis

Acute or chronic inflammation of the prostate

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Digital rectal examination (DRE)

Screening tests to check the rectal wall for lesions or evaluates abnormalities of the pelvic area. In males it also evaluates the size of the prostate

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Orchiopexy

Fixation of the testes in the scrotum

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Prostatectomy

Removal of all or part of prostate

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Transurethral resection of prostate (TURP)

Excision of the prostate gland by inserting a special endoscope through the urethra to remove small pieces of tissue from the prostate

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Vasectomy

Removal of all or a segment of the vas deferens for male sterilization

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Prostate specific antigen (PSA)

Blood test used to detect prostate disorders

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BPH

Benign prostatic hyperplasia or hypertrophy

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DRE

Digital rectal examination

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GC

Gonorrhea; gonococci

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HPV

Human papillomavirus

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PSA

Prostate specific antigen

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STD

Sexually transmitted diseases

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TURP

Transurethral resection of the prostate