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Flashcards in male reproduction Deck (24):
1

balan/o

penis

2

andr/o, M

male

3

epididym/o

epididymis - duct atop testes that stores sperm

4

orchic/o, orchi/o, orch/o, test/o

testicles (produce testosterone and sperm)

5

sperm/o, spermat/o

sperm

6

prostat/o

prostate gland (secretes fluid that aids movement of sperm)

7

vas/o

vas deferens (duct that carries sperm from epididymis to urethra)

8

BPH

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (noncancerous excessive development of prostate gland)

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cryptorchidism

Hidden Testes Condition (testes don't drop)

10

Prostate cancer

cancer of prostate glands
most common cancer in men
usually occurs later in life

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PSA

Prostate specific antigen
(blood test for prostate cancer)

12

HIV

Human Immunodeficiency Virus
( type of AIDS)

13

AIDS

Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (Affects body immune system)

14

STD/STI

Sexual Transmitted Disease/Infection

15

HPV

Human Papillomavirus

16

TUR

TransUrethral (through the Urethra) Resection (surgical removal)

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TURP

TransUrethral Resection of Prostate

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TURB

TransUrethral Resection of Bladder

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Coitus, copulation

sexual intercourse

20

circumcision

Removal of the forskin

21

DRE

Digital Rectal Exam

22

vasectomy

Male Sterilization

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Sterilization

process to make someone unable to reproduce

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infertility

reduced or absent ability to reproduce