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androgen
Male hormone producing or stimulating male characteristics. An example is testosterone.
balanitis
Inflammation of the glans penis.
cryogenic surgery
Pertaining to destruction of tissue by producing cold temperatures.
cryptorchism
Undescended testicles.
epididymitis
Inflammation of the epididymis.
gonorrhea
Sexually transmitted disease; gonococci and urethral discharge.
hydrocele
Hernia (sac) of fluid in the scrotal sac.
orchiectomy
Removal of a testicle.
anorchism
Congenital absence of one or both testes.
orchitis
Inflammation of a testicle.
prostatitis
Inflammation of the prostate gland.
prostatectomy
Removal of the prostate gland.
seminiferous tubules
Produce sperm in the testes.
seminal vesicles
Glands near the ejaculatory duct that produce fluid for semen.
spermolytic
Pertaining to destruction of sperm.
oligospermia
Scanty production of sperm.
aspermia
Lack of formation or ejaculation of seimen.
teratoma
Tumor (testicular) that is composed of many types of tissue.
Terat/o
means monster.
testicular
Pertaining to the testes.
varicocele
Hernia (collection) of swollen, twisted veins above the testes.
vasectomy
Removal of a portion of each vas deferens.
azoospermia
Lack of spermatozoa in semen.
spermatogenesis
Formation of sperm cells.
testosterone
Male hormone produced by the interstitial cells of the testes.
orchidopexy
Fixation of the testicle. It is put in place following a diagnosis of cryptorchism.
vasovasostomy
New opening (anastomosis) between two parts of the vas deferens; surgery to reverse vasectomy.