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STI

sexually transmitted infection

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BPH

benign prostatic hyperplasia (benign prostatic hypertrophy) [higher than normal growth of prostate]

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PSA

prostate-specific antigen [male prostate produces hormone and test for antigen - indicator of cancer of prostate

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TURP

transurethral resection of the prostate [put heated wires and cut prostate tissues away, put solution and wash it out]

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TRUS

transrectal ultrasound (examination); test to assess the prostate and guide precise placement of a biopsy needle

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HSV

herpes simplex virus

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DRE

digital rectal examination

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andr/o

male

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balan/o

glans penis

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cry/o

cold

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crypt/o

hidden

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epididym/o

epididymis

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gon/o

seed

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hydr/o

water, fluid

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orch/o

testis

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orchi/o

testis

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orchid/o

testis

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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, sperm cells

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spermat/o

spermatozoa, sperm cells

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terat/o

monster, malformed fetus

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test/o

testis (testicle)

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varic/o

varicose veins

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vas/o

vessel, duct, vas deferens

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zo/o

animal life

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-cele

hernia

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-ectomy

excision, removal, resection

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-gen

substance that produces

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-genesis

producing, forming

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-genic

produced by or in

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-lysis

breakdown, separation, destruction, loosening

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-lytic

reducing, destroying, separating, breakdown

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-one

hormone

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-pexy

fixation, to put in place

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-plasia

development, formation, growth

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-rrhea

flow, discharge

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-stomy

new opening (to form a mouth)

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-tomy

process of cutting

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-trophy

nourishment, development (condition of)

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orchiectomy

removal of testis

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orchiexy

fixation of testis

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vasovasostomy

new opening to form a mouth between vas deferens (reversal of a vasectomy)

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epididymitis

inflammation of epididymis

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prostatitis

inflammation of prostate

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hydrocele

hernia of water/fluid

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spermolytic

breakdown of sperm cell

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oligospermia

condition of sperm cells scanty

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teratoma

tumor monster

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spermatogenesis

producing/forming sperm cells

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anorchism

condition of testis none

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balanitis

inflammation of the penis

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cryogenic

produced by or in cold

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cryptorchidism

condition of testis hidden

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orchioplasty

surgical repair of testis

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orchiorraphy

suture testis

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orchiotomy

process of cutting testis

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prostdynia

pain in prostate

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prostolith

stone in prostate