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one pair of long, tightly coiled tubes lying on top of each testie, it carries the sperm from the seminiferous tubules to the vas deferens
TWO INFANTS BORN OF THE SAME PREGNANCY FROM TWO SEPARATE OVA FERTILIZED BY TWO DIFFERENT SPERM
in the testes, these lie between the seminiferous tubules and produce the hormone testosterone. a pituitary gland hormone (luteinizing hormone [LH]) stimulates interstitial cells to produce testosterone.
tissue composed of essential and functional cells of organ. In the testis, the parenchymal tissue includes seminiferous tubules that produce sperm
exocrine gland, in men, at the base of the urinary bladder that secretes the fluid part of semen into the urethra during ejaculation
either of paired sac-like male exocrine glands that secrete a fluid in the vas deferend
a surgical procedure that prevents reproduction by total or partial removal of the reproductive organs
hormone secreted by the interstitial tissue of the testes; responsible for male sex characteristics
surgical procedure that removes all or part of the vas deferens (usually as a means of sterilization)
a surgical procedure that attempts to restore the function of the vas deferens after a vasectomy
Benign growth of cells with in the prostate gland; benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Sign and symptoms are Urinary obstruction and inability to empty the bladder completely.
an abnormal condition in males in which the urethra opens on the under surface of the penis
Infection of the skin and mucosa of the genitals, caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV) and marked by blisters
surgical removal of the testes or ovaries (usually to inhibit hormone secretion in cases of breast cancer in women or prostate cancer in men)
digital rectal examination (DRE)
finger palpation through the anal canal and rectum to examine the prostate gland
photoselective vaporization of the prostate
Removal of tissue to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) using a green light laser (laser TURP)
transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP)
excision of benign prostatic hyperplasia using a resectoscope through the urethra
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