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Module 7 – Flashcard

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the primary male sex organs are called
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testes
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the substance composed of sperm and secretions of the prostate, seminal vesicles, and other glands is called
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semen
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the glans penis is
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the enlarged tip on the end of the penis
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the principal male sex hormone is called
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testosterone
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the epididymis is
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a coiled tube atop each testis
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the structure that encircles the upper end of the urethra is called the
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prostate gland
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the duct carrying sperm from the epididymis to the urethra is called the
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vas deferens
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the combining from meaning sperm is
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spermat/o
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the meaning of the combining form orchi/o is
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testis/ testicle
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in the term spermatolysis, the suffic -lysis means
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destruction
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the word part that completes the medical term meaning creation of artifical openings between ducts, ___/o/___/o/stomy, is
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vas
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the term that best describes a lack of live sperm is
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azoospermia
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in the medical term vesiculectomy, the word root means
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seminal vesicle
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the meaning of the prefix trans- is
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through, across, beyond
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the word part that completes the medical term meaning disease of the male, ____o/pathy, is
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andr
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inability to form or ejaculate semen is called
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aspermia
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the medical term that means inflammation of the prostate gland and seminal vesicles is
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prostatovesiculitis
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the medical term that means excessive discharge from the glans penis is
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balanorrhea
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the meaning of the medical term prostatocystitis is inflammation of the
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prostate gland and the bladder
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the meaning of the term oligospermia is
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very few sperm in the semen
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the meaning of the medical term cryptorchidism is
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state of hidden testes
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the medical term that means inflammation of the testis and epididymis is
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orchiepididymitis
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the medical term meaning inflammation of the testis or testicle is
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orchitis
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the meaning of the medical term prostatorrhea is
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discharge from the prostate gland
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the meaning of the medical term hydrocele is
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scrotal swelling caused by a collectioin of fluid
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the medical term referring to a tightness of the prepuce s
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phimosis
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the medical term referring to a twisting of the spermatic cord is
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testicular torsion
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the meaning of the medical term vasectomy is
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excision of a duct
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a ____ is an abnormal dilation of the veins of the spermatic cord
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varicocele
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the medical term for surgically removing pieces of the prostate gland tissue is
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transurethral resection of the prostate gland
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the meaning of the medical term transurethral microwave therapy is
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treatment that eliminates excess tissue using heat
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assess for possible infertility
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semen analysis
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the medical term meaning surgical repair of the glans penis is
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balanoplasty
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the meaning of the medical term digital rectal exam is
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finger palpation of the prostate gland through the rectum
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___ is a multistage STD that first appears as a highly infectious, painless, red ___ on the genitals; eventually it can lead to blindness and even death
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Syphilis, chancre
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the medical term referring to a sexually transmitted disease caused by a one-cell organism that infects the genitourinary tract is
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trichomoniasis
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the meaning of the medical term human papilloma virus is
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sexually transmitted disease causing benign or cancerous growths
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the development of secondary sex characteristics and the ability to reproduce sexually is
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puberty
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the medical term for the procedure that achieves sterilization in men is
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vasectomy
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the medical term referring to an individual’s inability to produce offspring is
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infertility
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the meaning of the medical term acquired immunodeficiency syndrome is
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disease that affects the body’s immune system
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another term for copulation is
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coitus
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the reduced ability or inability to produce offspring
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infertility
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the abbreviation TRUS stands for a
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ultrasound procedure used to diagnose prostate cancer
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BPH abbreviates
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benign prostatic hyperplasia
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the abbreviation of the medical term referring to a type of retrovirus that causes AIDS is
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HIV
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TUP abbreviates the medical term meaning
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surgical procedure that widens the urethra
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the surgeon performed a suprapubic prostatectomy, which means that the prostate gland was
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excised through an abdominal incision made above the public bone and through an incision in the bladder
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the surgeon makes a surgical incision into the testis to promote much-needed drainage in a procedure called
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orchidotomy
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the surgeon performed a prostatocystotomy, which is an
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incision into both the prostate gland and the urinary bladder