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Genitals/genetalia

Reproductive organs visible on the outside of the body

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Testis

Male sex gland

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Gonads

Produces sperm

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Scrotum

Cutaneous pouch suspended between the thighs

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Perineum

Diamond shaped area that covers the scrotum

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Orchid/o, orchi/o, orch/o, test/o

Testis/testicle

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Seminiferous tubules

Coiled tubules in 200+ cone shaped lobules

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Spermatogenisis

The production and development of sperm cells

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Interstitial cells of leydig

Form the connective and supportive tissue of the testis. Secrete testosterone

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Ejaculation

The ejection of semen and seminal fluid

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Vas/o

Vessel or duct

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Prostat/o

Prostate

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Vesicul/o

Seminal vesicles

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Balan/o

Glans penis

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Prepuce

Removed during circumcision

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Spermatozoa

Male sex cell

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Sperm/o, spermat/o

Spermatozoa, sperm

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Andr/o

Male

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Andropathy

Diseases applying the men

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Anorchism

The absence of one or more testis

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-ism

Process or condition

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Orchitis, orchiditis, testitis

Inflammation of the testis or testicle

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Orchiepididymitis

Inflammation of the testis or testicle that then effects the epididymis

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Epididymitis

Inflammation of the epididymis

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Testicular carcinoma

Testicular cancer

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Cryptorchidism

One or both testis does not descend

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Crypt/o

Hidden

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Sterilization

Infertility, reduced or absent ability to produce offspring

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Sperm/o, spermat/o

Sperm or spermatozoa

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Olig/o

Few