Medical Terminology Chapter 16 -Male Reproductive System

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Surgical restoration of function of the vas deferens is called vasovasostomy
Inflammation of the testicle is orchitis
The combining form in spermatic means seed
The term describing a congenital opening of the male urethra on the underside of the penis is hypospadias
What surgical procedure is done to correct cryptorchism orchiopexy
A hernia of fluid in the testis or tubes leading from the testis is called a hydrocele
The term that describes scanty production and expulsion of sperm is oligospermia
PSA is a blood test used to screen for what kind of cancer? prostate
Which term describes a painless, benign cystic mass containing sperm lying above and posterior to the testicle? spermatocele
What produces testosterone testis
The term for undescended testicle is cryptorchism
Another combining form for Test/o, meaning testicle orchid/o
A seminoma is a tumor of the testicle
What combining form means vessel? vas/o
The combined secretions of the testes, seminal vesicles, prostate, and bulbourethral glands discharged from the male urethra during orgasm are called semen
Mucopurulent discharge describes a drainage of mucus and pus
Sperm is produced in the testis
The condition of semen without living spermatozoa is called azoospermia
The combining form for the region between the scrotum and anus is perine/o
What is also known as the foreskin prepuce
HPV is an abbreviation for human papilloma virus
The combining form meaning glans penis is balano
Prostat/o is a combining form referring to the prostate gland
Which virus acuses AIDS? human immunodeficiency virus
Brachytherapy entails internal implantation of radioactive isotopes
Impotence is the former term for erectile dysfunction
The scrotum is divided into two sacs, each containing a testis and epididymis
The surgical removal of the epididymis is called a epididymectomy
STD is an abbreviation for sexually transmitted disease
Which of the following is a treatment for erectile dysfunction penile prosthesis
A needle biopsy of the prostate is performed using nuclear imaging guidance
Blood ulcers called chancres are commonly seen in syphilis
Enlargement of the prostate gland is called BPH, or benign prostatic hypertrophy
The inability to secrete or ejaculate sperm is called aspermia
Inflammation of the prostate gland is prostatitis
What is used to treat neoplastic diseases? radiation therapy
What is the repair of a testicle Orchioplasty
What is a common surgical treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia transurethral resection of the prostate
Male infertility is usually tested by semen analysis
The term describing a narrowed prepuce that prevents it from being drawn over the glans penis is phimosis
DRE is an abbreviation for digital rectal examination
A buildup of hardened fibrous tissue in the corpus cavernosum causing pain and a defective curvature of the penis is a characteristic of Peyronie disease
HRT is an abbreviation for hormone replacement therapy
The absence of one or both testes is termed anorchism

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