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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