chp 9 disease

  1. spermatozoon
    sperm cell
  2. flagellum
    tail of the sperm
  3. ejaculation
    ejection of sperm from urethra
  4. fraternal twins
    develop with seperate placentas do not look alike
  5. identical twins
    egg cell splits look identical
  6. testosterone
    hormone responsible for male characteristics
  7. testes
    male gonads
  8. perineum
    located between scrotum and anus
  9. seminiferous tubules
    interior of testes, manufacture spermatozoa
  10. parenchymeal tissue
    perform essential work of the organ or testes
  11. interstitial cells
    manufacture important male hormone, testosterone
  12. epididymis
    sperm temporarily stored here
  13. vas deferens
    carries sperm to pelvic region
  14. seminal vesicles
    merge with vas deferens to form ejaculatory duct
  15. urethra
    carries urine/sperm to outside of body
  16. Prostate gland
    lies at the region where the vas deferens enters the urethra.
  17. bulbourethral glands
    lays below the prostrate gland
  18. prepuce/foreskin
    covers the glans penis
  19. cryptorchidism/cryptorchism
    undescended testicles
  20. hydrocele
    sac of clear fluid in the scrotum
  21. varicocele
    enlarged, dialated veins near the testicles
  22. BPH
    benign prostatic hyperplasia
  23. TURP
    transurethral resection of the prostate
  24. hypospadia
    congenital abnormality in which the male urethral opening is on the undersurface of the penis, instead of at its tip
  25. phimosis
    narrowing of the opening of the prepuce over the glans penis
  26. chlamydial infection
    bacterial invasion of the urethra and reproductive tract
  27. syphilis
    chronic STD caused by a spirochete
  28. Semen Analysis
    microscopic examination of ejaculated fluid
  29. circumcision
    surgical procedure to remove the prepuce of the penis
  30. vasectomy
    bilateral surgical removal of part of the vas deferens
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chp 9 disease
male system