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a male hormone responsible for the secondary sex characteristic changes that occur with the onset of puberty
specialized coils of tiny tubules that are responsible for the production of sperm
a gland that surronds the base of the urethra, which secretes a milky, colored secretion into the urethra during ejaculation
a pair of small pea-shaped glands that empty into the urethra just before it extends through the penis. AKA cowper's gland
a congenital defect in which the urethra opens on the underside of the penis instead of at the end
an accumulation of fluid in andy saclike cavity or duct, particularly the scrotal sac or along the spermatic cord
a congential defect in whic the urethra open on the upper side of the penis at some point near the glans
a protrusion of a part of the intestine through a weakened spot in the muscles and membranes of the inguinal region of the abdomen
a sexuall transmitted bacterial infection that causes cervicitis in women and urethritis and epididymitis in men
small cauliflower-like fleshy growths transmitted from person to person through sexual intercourse
a sexually transmitted disease characterized by lesions caused by spirochete treponema pallidum
a sexually transmitted protozoal infection of the vagina, urethra, or prostate. The causitive organism is trichomonas vaginalis
a sexually transmitted bacterial infection of the mucous membrane of the genital tract in men and women. the causative organism is neisseria gonorrhoeae
a seroligical test for syphilis. the acronym stands for flourescent treponemal antibody-absorption test
wet mount; wet prep
the microscopic examination of fresh vagingal or male urethral secretions to test for the presence of living organisms
the surgical removal of the prostate gland by making an incision into the abdominal wall, just above the pubis
a highly contagious viral infection of the male and female genitalia and it can recur spontaneously once the virus has been acquired
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