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Spermolysis
The destruction of sperm
(sperm/o/lysis)
Orchectomy
Excision of the testicle (orch/ectomy)
Cryptorchidism
Undescended testicles (crypt/orchid/ism)
Prostatalgia
Prostatic pain
(prostat/algia)
Vasoconstriction
The decrease in size of a vessel
(vas/o/constrict/ion)
Vasotripsy
The crushing of a vessel
(vas/o/tripsy)
Vasectomy
Removal of part of the vas deferens
(vas/ectomy)
Balanoplasty
Surgical repair of the glans penis
(balan/o/plasty)
Spermatoid
Resembling sperm
(spermat/oid)
Spermatoblast
An embryonic male cell
(spermat/o/blast)
Hemostasis
The stoppage of circulation or blood flow
(hem/o/stasis)
Cytoplasm
The formation of the cell outside the nucleus
(cyt/o/plasm)
Ischemia
A blocked blood vessel
(isch/emia)
Leukoderma
A condition of white skin
(leuk/o/derma)
Erythremia
Too many blood red blood cells
(erythr/emia)
Leukocytopenia
Decrease in the number of white blood cells
(leuk/o/cyt/o/penia)
Melanocyte
A black colored cell
(melan/o/cyte)
Cytology
The study of cells
(cyt/o/logy)
Hematolysis
Destruction of blood cells
(hemat/o/lysis)
Anemia
Reduction of red blood cells
(an/emia)
Lymphangiopathy
A generalized disease condition of lymph vessels
(lymph/angi/o/pathy)
Lymphoma
Cancer of the lymph nodes
(lymph/oma)
Lymphadenoid
Resembling lymph tissue
(lymph/adenoid)
Lymphectomy
Removal of lymph tissue
(lymph/ectomy)
Splenectomy
Excision of the spleen
(splen/ectomy)
Toxemia
A condition where poisonous bacteria are distributed by the blood system
(tox/emia)
Thymectomy
The excision of the thymus
(thym/ectomy)
Interleukins
Proteins that work within white blood cells to fight infection
(inter/leukins)
Hypersplenism
A condition of an overactive spleen
(hyper/splen/ism)
Cytotoxic
T-cells that kill foreign cells
(cyt/o/toxic)
Immunoablation
Systematic destruction of the immune system
(immun/o/ablation)
Diplococcus
Bacteria in the cocci family that grow in pairs
(dipl/o/coccus
Pyogenic
Pus producing
(py/o/genic)
Aerophobia
Abnormal fear of air
(aer/o/phobia)
Aseptic
Free from infection
(a/sept/ic)
Antispasmodic
A drug that works against muscle spasms
(anti/spasmodic)
Pharmacology
The study of drugs
(pharmac/o/logy)
Dermatomycosis
Fungus disease of the skin
(dermat/o/myc/osis)
Malaria
Bad air
(mal/aria)
Diagnosis
To know rhrough or determine
(dia/gno/sis)