Ch. 16 Male Reproductive

  1. bulbourethral glands
    Cowper's glands
    pair of pea-sized glands that empty into the urethra just before extends throught the peins
  2. chancre
    veneral sore
    skin lesion, usually of primary syphilis, that beigns at the site of infection as a samll raised area and develops into a red painless ulcer with a scooped-out appearance
  3. epididymis
    tightly coiled tubule that resembles a comma; housing sperm until they mature, becoming fertile and motile
  4. exudate
    fluid, pus, or serum slowly discharged from cells or blood vessels through small pores or breaks in cell membranes
  5. prepuce
  6. Kaposi's sarcoma
    malignant growth tha tbegisn as soft, brownish or purple raised areas on the feet and slowly spreads in the skin, spreading to the lymph nodes and internal organs; AIDS
  7. malodorous
    foul smelling
  8. mucopurulent
    charactreistic of a combination of mucus and pus
  9. orchidopexy
    surgical fixation of an undescended testicle
  10. prophylactic
    agent or regimne that contributes to the prevention of infection and disease
  11. prostate gland
    gland that surrounds hte base of the urethra, secretes a milky-colored secretion into the urethra during ejaculation
  12. purulent
    producing or containing pus
  13. rectoscope
    instrument used to view the rectum that has a cutting and cauterizing loop
  14. resectoscope
    instrument used to remove tissue surgically from teh body
  15. salpingitis
    pelvic inflammatory disease
    inflammation of the fallopian tubes
  16. sminal vesicles
    glands that secrete a thick, yellowish fluid into the vas deferens
  17. seminiferous tubules
    specialized coils of tiny tubules responsible for production of sperm
  18. spermatozoan
    mature male germ cell
  19. truss
    apparatus worn to prevent or block the hernation thorugh an opening in the abdominal wall
  20. vas deferens
    narrow, straight tube that transports sperm from the epididymis to the ejaculatory duct
  21. vesicles
    blisters; small raised skin lesions containing clear fluid
  22. anorchism
    absence of one or both testicles
  23. balanitis
    inflammation of the glans penis and mucous membrane beneath it
  24. benign prostatic hypertrophy
    enlargement of prostate gland, reating pressure on the upper part of the urethra or nec of the bladder
  25. carcinoma of the prostate
    malignant growth within the prostate gland, creating pressure on the upper part of the urethra
  26. carcinoma of the testes
    testicular cancer
    malignant tumor of the testicle that ppears as a painless lump in the testicle
  27. cryptorchidism
    undescended testicles; absence of one or both testicles from the scrotum
  28. epispadias
    congential defect, urethra opens to the upper side of the penis at some piont near the glans
  29. hydrocele
    accumulation of fluid in a saclike cavity or duct, particularly the scrotal sac or along the spermatic cord
  30. hypospadias
    congential defect in which the urethra opens on the underside of the peins instead of at the end
  31. impotence
    inability of a male to achieve or sustain an erection of the peins
  32. orchitis
    inflammation of the testes due to virus, bacterial infection, or injury
  33. phimosis
    tightness of the foreskin that prevetns it form being pulled back
  34. premature ejaculation
    discharge of seminal fluid prior to complete erection of the peins or immediately after the peins has been introduced into the vaginal canal
  35. prostatitis
    inflammation of the prostate gland
  36. varicocel
    abnormal dilation of the veins of the spermatic cord leading to the testicle
  37. chlamydia
    bacterial infection that causes inflammation of the cervix and inflammaiton of the urethera and epididymis in men
  38. gential warts
    small, cauliflower-like, fleshy growths usually seen along the penis in the male and in or near the vagina in women
  39. gonorrhea
    bacterial infection of the mucous membrane of the genital tract in men and women.
  40. Syphilis
    lesions that may involove any organ or tissue.
  41. trichomoniasis
    protozoal infection of vagina, urethra or prostate.
  42. FTA-ABS test
    serological tests for syphilis (blood serum)
  43. orchidectomy
    surgical removal of a testicle
  44. orchidopexy
    surgical fixation of a testicle
  45. radical prostatectomy
    surgical removal of the entire prostate gland
  46. Transurethral resection of the prostate (TUR or TURP)
    surigcal removal of a portion of the prostate gland by insterting a resectoscope through the urethra and into the bladder
  47. VDRL test
    serological test for syphilis (blood serum) for primary and secondary syphilis
  48. Wet mount wet prep
    microscopic examination of fresh vaginal or male urethral secretions to test for the presence of living organisms
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Ch. 16 Male Reproductive
Medical terminology CLC HIT 111