Module 7 – Flashcard

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

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