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5 Matching questions

  1. a vasectomy involves cutting pieces out of both vas deferens. it prevents movement of sperm through the vas deferens to the urethra
  2. PSA test- prostate specific antigen
  3. testosterone is responsible for
  4. bulbourethral (cowper's) glands
  5. ejaculatory duct
  1. a tests for protein in blood that reflects changes in the prostate
  2. b accelerating cell growth in the body.
    eliminating testosterones production ban slow or stop tumor growth in the prostate
  3. c begins producing its fluid before ejaculation. the slightly alkaline fluid neutralizes the acid environment of the penile urethra and lubricates the penile urethra
  4. d small tube that connects the vas deferens to the prostatic urethra
  5. e why does a vasectomy result in sterility

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. biopsy gun inserted through anus
    needles injected into prostate from rectum
    6-18 samples taken
    attempting to detecting in stage A
    analysis of cancer spread and cell type
  2. nourishment for sperm. produces fructose and prostaglandins.
  3. complete removal of prostate gland
    incision from naval to just above penis
  4. 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)
  5. passes through the prostate gland

5 True/False questions

  1. hormone therapy side effects-drugs eliminate or block testosterone production by testes (chemical castration)
    -used when cancer has spread beyond the prostate thus making surgery difficult or impossible


  2. penile urethraTube that transports both urine and semen from the male body by way of the penis.


  3. metastatic prostate cancerif the cells leave the prostate area and spread throughout the body- this is when it becomes deadly


  4. epididymiswhere the sperm mature and are stored. on top of each testes


  5. radiation seed implantssmall pellets of radioactive material the size of rice grains inserted into the prostate
    -twice the dose of radiation treatments