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Male Reproductive System - Medical Terminology

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cis/o
to cut
crypt/o
hidden
gon/o
seed
orchi/o, orchid/o
testis
prostat/o
prostate gland
sperm/o
sperm, living seed
varic/o
dilated or twisted vein
vas/o
vessel or duct, vas deferens
From Latin, this word means sexual union
coitus
Orchiectomy is the surgical excision of a
testis
Rising levels of this protein may be indicative of prostate cancer
PSA
How many word parts are in the term "cryptorchidism"?
three
What does the word root in "vasectomy" refer to?
vas deferens
What is a failure to achieve or maintain an erection called?
impotence
What is the layman's word for the medical term "bilateral orchiectomy"?
castration
This is a cause of male infertility, due to the production of too few spermatozoa
oligospermia
The symptom of this sexually transmitted disease (STD) is blisters on the genitalia
genital herpes
In the condition known as cryptorchidism, what is hidden?
one or both testes
"Varicocele" means "a swelling and protrusion of dilated veins in the scrotum."
true
A chancre is a symptom of this sexually transmitted disease
syphilis
Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted disease that causes painful urination
true
The surgical procedure known as TURP is performed to reduce
the size of the prostate
A lesion on the genitalia and a symptom of syphilis is a
chancre