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Ejaculation

Ejection of sperm and fluid from the male urethra

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Ejaculatory duct

Tube through which semen enters the male urethra

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Epididymis

One of a pair of long, tightly coiled tubes on top of each testis; Carries sperm from the seminiferous tubules to the vas deferens

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Erectile dysfunction

Inability of an adult male to achieve an erection; impotence

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Flagellum

Hair like projection on a sperm cell that makes it motile (able to move)

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Fraternal twins

Two infants born of the same pregnancy from two separate egg cells fertilized by two different sperm cells

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Glans penis

Sensitive tip of the penis

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Identical twins

Two infants resulting from division of one fertilized egg into two distinct embryos

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Parenchyma

The essential distinctive cells of an organ. In the testis, the seminiferous tubules that produce sleep

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Penis

Male external organ of reproduction

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Perineum

External region between the anus and scrotum in the male

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Prepuce

Foreskin; fold of skin covering the tip of the penis

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Prostate gland

Exocrine gland at the base of the male urinary bladder

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Scrotum

External sac that contains the testes

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Semen

Spermatoza and seminal fluid

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Seminal vesicles

Paired sac-like male exocrine glands that secrete fluid into the vas deferens

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Seminiferous tubules

Narrow, coiled tubules that produce sperm in the testes

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Spermatozoon

Sperm cell

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Sterilization

Procedure that removes an individual's ability to produce or release reproductive cells

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Stroma

Supportive, connective tissue of an organ

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Testis

Male go ad that produces sperm and testosterone

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Testosterone

Hormone secreted by the interstitial tissue of the testes; responsible for male sex characteristics

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Vas deferens

Narrow tube that carries sperm from the epididymis into the body and toward the urethra

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Bulbourethral glands

A pair of exocrine glands near the male urethra; secrete fluid into urethra (Cowper glands)

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Andr/o

Male

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Balan/o

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, orchi/o, orchid/o

Testis, testicle

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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, spermat/o

Spermatozoa, semen

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Terat/o

Monster

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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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-genesis

Formation

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-pexy

Fixation, put in place

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-one

Hormone

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-stomy

New opening

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PSA test

Measurement of levels of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) in the blood

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Semen analysis

Microscopic examination of ejaculated fluid

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Castration

Surgical excision of testicles or ovaries

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Circumcision

Surgical procedure to remove the prepuce of the penis

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Digital rectal examination (DRE)

Finger palpitation through the anal canal and rectum to examine the prostate gland

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Photoselective vaporization of the prostate (GreenLight PVP)

Removal of tissue to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) using a green light laser (Laser TURP)

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Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP)

Excision of benign prostatic hyperplasia using a resectoscope through the urethra

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Vasectomy

Bilateral surgical removal of a part of the vas deferens

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PSA test

Measurement of levels of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) in the blood

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Semen analysis

Microscopic examination of ejaculated fluid

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Castration

Surgical excision of testicles or ovaries

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Circumcision

Surgical procedure to remove the prepuce of the penis

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Digital rectal examination (DRE)

Finger palpitation through the anal canal and rectum to examine the prostate gland

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Photoselective vaporization of the prostate (GreenLight PVP)

Removal of tissue to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) using a green light laser (Laser TURP)

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Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP)

Excision of benign prostatic hyperplasia using a resectoscope through the urethra

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Vasectomy

Bilateral surgical removal of a part of the vas deferens