5 Written questions
4 Matching questions
- PSA test- prostate specific antigen
- ejaculatory duct
- a a common passageway for the urinary and reproductive system
- b site 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)
- c tests for protein in blood that reflects changes in the prostate
- d small tube that connects the vas deferens to the prostatic urethra
5 Multiple choice questions
- most men eventually regain control of bladder function
- small pellets of radioactive material the size of rice grains inserted into the prostate
-twice the dose of radiation treatments
- accelerating cell growth in the body.
eliminating testosterones production ban slow or stop tumor growth in the prostate
- may not eliminate all tumor cells
if fails, surgery is usually not possible
--due to scarring of the tissues
- nourishment for sperm. produces fructose and prostaglandins.
5 True/False questions
bulbourethral (cowper's) glands → begins producing its fluid before ejaculation. the slightly alkaline fluid neutralizes the acid environment of the penile urethra and lubricates the penile urethra
metastatic prostate cancer → if the cells leave the prostate area and spread throughout the body- this is when it becomes deadly
seminiferous tubules → nourishment for sperm. produces fructose and prostaglandins.
nutrients for seminal vesicles → fructose. fructose is important to the semen because sperm cells will need to make large quantities of ATP for energy to help them swim
digital rectal exam → physician feels for marble sized tumor- can detect in stage B