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Flashcards in Chapter 16 Word Parts Deck (24):
1

andr/o

man, male
android

2

balan/o

glans penis
balanitis

3

cry/o

cold
cryosurgery

4

crypt/o

hidden
cryptorchidism

5

epididym/o

epididymis
epididymitis

6

hydro

water
hydrocele

7

orch/o

testicle
orchitis

8

orchi/o

testicle
orchiopexy

9

orchid/o

testicle
orchidoplasty

10

prostat/o

prostate gland
prostatitis

11

semin/i

semen
seminal vesicles

12

sperm/o

sperm
spermolysis

13

spermat/o

sperm
spermatogenesis

14

test/o

testis, testes
testicular

15

vas/o

vessel; also refers to vas deferens

16

zo/o

animal (man)
azoospermia

17

-ectomy

surgical removal

18

-is

noun ending

19

mus/o

mucus

20

-pexy

surgical fixation

21

rect/o

rectum

22

salping/o

eustachian tubes; also refers to fallopian tubes

23

-trophy

growth or development

24

-cele

swelling or herniation