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LOM Chapter 9 Dictation & Comprehension

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Androgen
A hormone that produces male secondary sex characteristics
casteration
excision of the testicles or ovaries
chancre
Hard ulcer that is a sign of a sexually transmitted disease
cryptochidism
undescended testicle
epididymitis
inflammation of the tube that carries sperm from the testicle to the vas deferens
gonorrhea
inflammation fo the genital tract mucosa caused by infections with berry shaped bacteria
herpes genitalis
infection of the skin and mucous membranes with HSV, small fluid filled blisters occur
hydrocele
hernia of fluid in the testicle
hypospadias
congenital opeing of the male urethra on the under suface of the penis
oligospermia
condition of scanty sperm cell production
Orchitis
inflammation of a testicle
parenchymal tissue
essential cells of the testes seminiferous tubules
prepuce
foreskin
prostatic hyperplasia
increase in growth of cells of a gland below the urinary bladder in males
purulent
pus filled
semen
fluid that contains sperm cells and cecretions and is produced during ejaculation
seminal vesicles
glands that secrete a fluid into the vas deferens
seminoma
malignant tumor of the testes
syphilis
chronic std caused by atype of bacteria (spirochete)
varicocele
enlarged, dilated veins ner the testicle