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5 Matching questions

  1. urethra
  2. radiation side effects
  3. prostate gland
  4. digital rectal exam
  5. prostatic urethra
  1. a a common passageway for the urinary and reproductive system
  2. b small portion of the urethra that passes through the center of the prostate gland and empties into the penile urethra.
  3. c may not eliminate all tumor cells
    if fails, surgery is usually not possible
    --due to scarring of the tissues
  4. d secretes a slightly acid solution which stimulates ATP production in the sperm cells mitochondria. this is necessary to give the sperm cells the energy they need for swimming through the female reproductive tract.
  5. e physician feels for marble sized tumor- can detect in stage B

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. tests for protein in blood that reflects changes in the prostate
  2. where the sperm produces (in the scrotal sac in the testes)
  3. incontinence and impotence
  4. high doses of radiation are aimed at cancer to kill the cancerous tissue.
  5. most men eventually regain control of bladder function

5 True/False questions

  1. benefits of radiationless recovery time needed
    less likely to impair sexual function

          

  2. needle biopsy for prostate cancerbiopsy gun inserted through anus
    needles injected into prostate from rectum
    6-18 samples taken
    attempting to detecting in stage A
    analysis of cancer spread and cell type

          

  3. urethrasite of gamete (sperm) formation and testosterone production. contains many coiled tubes (seminiferous tubules). located in the scrotum which suspends the testes outside the body cavity where they are kept cooler than normal body temperature (essential for proper sperm cell development)

          

  4. radiation seed implantssmall pellets of radioactive material the size of rice grains inserted into the prostate
    -twice the dose of radiation treatments

          

  5. nutrients for seminal vesicleschemical which are thought to help cause muscular contractions of the smooth muscle in the urethra which aids in ejaculation and to help cause muscular contraction in the female reproductive tract to aid in the movement of sperm cells through the uterus and oviduct

          

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