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androgen
hormone for secondary sex characteristics. eg. testosterone is an androgen
balanitis
inflam. of the glans penis (bacteria/viruses)
cryogenic surgery
destroying tissue by freezing temps
cryptorchism
undecended testicles (congenital)
epididymitis
inflam. of the epididymis. Fever, chills, groin pain, swollen epididymis.
gonorrhea
gonococci & urethral discharge; an STI
hydrocele
hernia (sac) of fluid of the scrotal sac
orchiectomy
removal of a testicle
anorchism
congenital absence of one or both testis
orchitis
infl. of the testicle caused by injury or mumps virus
prostatitis
infl. of the prostate gland (E. Coli)
prostatectomy
removal of the prostate gland
seminiferous tubules
(-ferous=pert to bearing/carrying) so semen bearing
seminal vesicles
glands near the ejaculatory duct that produce fluid for semen
spermolytic
(lytic like lysis) pert. to destruction of sperm
oligospermia
pert. to scanty sperm
aspermia
lack of formation or ejaculation of semen
teratoma
Tumor (testicular) composed of many types of tissue
testicular
pert. to the testes
varicocele
hernia of swollen, twisted veins above testes
vasectomy
removal of a portion of each vas deferens
azoospermia
lack of spermatozoa in semen. eg. vasectomy
spermatogenesis
formation of sperm cells
testosterone
hormone of testes. Made by interstitial cells.
orchiopexy
fixation of a testicle. An operation to correct cryptorchism
vasovasostomy
anastomosis between two parts of the vas deferens to reverse vasectomy