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Flashcards in Male Reproductive System Deck (24):
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andr/o, M

male

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balan/o

penis

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epididym/o

epididymis
Duct that stores sperm, carries it to vas deferens

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orchid/o, orchi/o, orch/o, test/o

testicle, testis
produce testosterone and sperm cells

5

sperm/o, spermat/o

sperm

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prostat/o

prostate gland
secretes fluid that helps move sperm

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vas/o

vas deferens
duct that carries sperm from the epididymis to the urethra

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BPH

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
noncancerous, excessive development of the prostate gland

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Cryptorchidism

undescended testicles; hidden state of testes

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Prostate cancer

cancer of the prostate gland
usually occurs later in life
most commonly diagnosed cancer in men

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PSA

Prostate-Specific Antigen
blood test that measures for prostate cancer

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HIV

Human Immunodeficiency virus
Virus that causes aids

13

AIDS

Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

A disease that affects the body's immune system
transmitted sexually, by contaminated needles, or contaminated blood transfusions

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STD/STI

Sexually transmitted disease/ infection

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HPV

Human papillomavirus

STD that causes genital

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TUR

Transurethral/ Resection
through the urethra/ Surgical removal of

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TURP

Transurethral/ Resection of the Prostate

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TURB

Transurethral/ Resection of the Bladder

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Coitus, Copulation

sexual intercourse

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Circumcision

Surgical removal of the foreskin

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DRE

Digital Rectal Exam

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Vasectomy

Surgical remove a portion of the vas deferens.
Results in male sterilization

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Sterilization

process that makes one unable to reproduce

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Infertility

reduced or absent ability to produce offspring.