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Flashcards in Male Reproduction Deck (20)
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perineum

between anus & scrotum

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Cowper's gland

secretes fluid into urethra; bulbourethral gland

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path for where sperm is formed and structures it passes through to leave body
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seminiferous tubules
epididymis
vas deferens
ejaculatory duct
urethra
penis

4

balan/o

glans penis
balanitis - inflammation of glans penis

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gon/o

seed

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orch/o
orchi/o
orchid/o

testes, testicle
orchiectomy - castration; surgical removal of testes

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sperm.o
spermat/o

spermatozoa, semen
oigospermia - scanty sperm (low count)

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zo/o

animal life
azoospermia - lack of spermatozoa in semen

9

-pexy

fixation; to put in place
orchiopexy - surgery to move an undescended testicle into scrotum; also describes surgery to resolve testicular torsion

10

phimosis

narrowing of the opening of foreskin over glans penis

11

chlamydia

bacterial
invades urethra in male; vagina or cervix in female
TX: antibiotics

12

gonorrhea

caused by berry-shaped bacteria
TX: antibiotics
symptoms: purulent (pus filled) discharge
painful to urinate

13

trichomoniasis

caused by protozoan
causes yellow/green discharge in women

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syphilis

caused by spirochete (spiral shaped bacteria)
first sign - chancre
if untreated - causes damage to heart, spinal cord, brain
TX: antibiotics

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BPH

benign prostatic hyperplasia

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TURP

transurethral resection of the prostate

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DRE

digital rectal exam

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GU

genitouriary

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PSA

prostate-specific antigen (lab test)

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TSE

testicular self exam