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andr/o

male

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M

male

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balan/o

penis

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epididym/o

epididymis = duct atop testes that stores sperm and carries it to the vas deferens

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orchid/o

testicles

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orchi/o

testicles

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orch/o

testicles

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test/o

testicles

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sperm/o

sperm

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spermat/o

sperm

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prostat/o

prostate gland = located upper end of the urethra; secretes fluid that aids in the movement of 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

hidden, testes, condition... undescended testicles; state of hidden testes

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prostate cancer

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

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PSA

prostate-specific antigen = blood test that measures for prostate cancer

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HIV

human immunodeficiency virus = a type of virus that causes AIDS

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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 warts

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TUR

transurethral = through the urethra, resection = 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 = PE in which the physician inserts a finger into the rectum and feels for size and shape of the prostate gland through the rectal wall

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vasectomy

surgical removal of 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