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Orchitisis

Inflammation of the testes

Prostatectomy

Resection of the prostate gland

Oligospermea

Condition of scanty sperm

Spromatogenisis

Process of forming (producing) sperm cells

Orchiopexy

Fixation of an undescended testicle

Androgen

Male Hormone

Testicular teratoma

Tumor of the testis (malignet)

Stroma

Connective tissue (in any organ)

Azoospermia

No sperm cells in semen.

Semenal Vesicles

Pair of sacs; secrete fluid into ejaculatory duct

Epididymis

Coiled tube above each testis; carries and stores sperm

Testis

Male gonad; produces hormone and sperm cells

Prepuce

Foreskin

Castration

Orchiectomy

Purulent

Pus-filled

Ligation

To tie off or bind

Circumcision

Removal of the prepuce

Ejaculation

Ejection of sperm and fluid from the urethra

Cryosurgery

Destruction of tissue by freezing

Casectomy

Removal of a piece of vas deferens

Semen analysis

Test of fertility (reproductive ability)

Cryptorchism

Undescended testicle

Testosterone

Hormone produced by the testes

Spermolytic

Pertaining to destruction of sperm cells

Circumcision

Removal of the foreskin around the alans penis

Vasectomy

Sterilization; removal of part of the vas deferens

Scrotum

Sac that holds the testes

Gonorrhea

Venereal disease marked by urethral discharge

Hypospadias

Congenital opening of the urethra on the underside of the penis

Orchiectomy

Removal of the testes

Purulent

Pus-filled

Orchiopexy

Fixation of a testicle in place

Oligospermia

Condition of scanty sperm production

Balanitis

Inflammation of the glans penis

Prostatichyperplasia

Excessive development; enlargement of the prostate gland

Hydrocele

Hernia of fluid in the scrotal sac

Epididitus

Inflammation of the epididymis

Vasocesotomy

New connection between two parts of the vas deferens.

Spermatogenisis

Formation of sperm cells

Gonorrhea

Sexually transmitted disease

Phimosis

Narrowing of the foreskin over the glans penis

Endometrium

Inner lining of the uterus

Mammary Papilla

Nipple of the breast

Amnion

Innermost membrane around the developing embryo

Areola

Dark-pigment area around the breast nipple

Vulva

External genitalia of female

Perineum

Area between the anus and vagina in females

Ovaries

Female gonads; producing ova and hormones

Placenta

Blood-vessel-filled organ that develops during pregnancy

Fallopian tubes

Uterine tubes

Clitoris

Organ of sensitive erectile tissue in females

Fimbriae

Finger-like ends of fallopian tube

Cervix

Lower, neck-like portion of the uterus

Galact/o and Lact/o

Milk

Colp/o and Vagin/o

Vagina

Oophor/o and Ovari/o

Ovaries

Mamm/o and Mast/o

Breast

Metr/o and Hyster/o

Uterus

-Cyesis and Gravid/o

Pregnacy

Episi/o and Vulv/o

Vulva

Ovul/o and O/o

Sex Cell

Leukorrhea

Yellow/white discharge at the vagina

Metrorrhagia

Between menstral periods

Amenorrhea

No menstral period

Dyspareunia

Painful sexual intercourse

Pyosalpinx

Pus in the Fallopian tubes

Neonatal

Pertaining to Newborn

Culdocentisis

Surgical puncture to remove fluid from the cul-de-sac

Cervicitis

Inflammation of the cervix

Menarche

First menstrual period

Oxytocia

Rapid labor

Gestation

Period of pregnancy

Cauterization

Burning to remove tissue

Dilation

Widening

Coitus

Sexual intercourse

Parturition

Act of giving birth

Hydrocephalus

Fluid accumulation in the head

Progesterone

Hormone necessary during pregnancy

Curettage

Scraping to remove tissue

Palpation

To examine by touch

Menstruation

Monthly discharge of blood and cells from the uterus

Pyosalpinx

Pus in the fallopian tubes

Amenorrhea

Lack of menstrual flow

Colposcopy

Process of visually examining the vagina

Mamoplasty

Surgical repair of the breast

Nullipara

A woman who has never borne a child

Oophectomy

Removal of an ovary

Hysterectomy

Removal of the uterus

Dystocia

Difficult labor and delivery

Pseudocyesis

False Pregnancy

Perineorrhaphy

Suture of the perineum

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