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Test/o

Testis, testicle

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Orchi/o, orchid/o

Testis

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Osche/o

Scrotum

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Semin

Semen

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Sperm/I, spermat/o

Semen, spermatozoa

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Epididym/o

Epididymis

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Vas/o

Vas deferens, ductus deferens, also vessel

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Vesicul/o

Seminal vesicle

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Prostat/o

Prostate

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Gamete

Mature reproductive cell

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BPH

Benign prostatic hyperplasia. Enlargement of the prostate

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TURP

Transurethral resection of the prostate. Removal of the prostate through the urethra.

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DRE

Digital rectal examination

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TUIP

Transurethral incision of the prostate

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TNM

System for staging prostate cancer. T1, T2, T3, M

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Androgens

Male sex hormone

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Cryptorchidism

Failure of one or both testis to descend by birth. Usually corrects by age 1 but if not it requires surgery

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Inguinal hernia

Organs push though the peritoneum into the inguinal canal

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Herniorrhaphy

Surgery to correct a hernia

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Hydrocele

Accumulation of fluid in a sac like cavity

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Brachytherapy

Radiation by placement of encapsulated radiation sources directly in or near a tumor

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Gleason tumor grade

System for assessing severity of cancerous changes in the prostate