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  1. balanoplastysurgical repair of the glans penis

          

  2. cryptorchidism-Inflammation of testes
    -common cause in young boys is a mumps infection

          

  3. balan/oglans penis

          

  4. oligospermiascanty (decreased production) of sperm

          

  5. Spermicide-(Agents that) kill sperm
    -also called spermaticide

          

  6. priapism(DC)Inability to produce offspring; in the male, inability to fertilize the ovum

          

  7. circumcision(SP)surgical removal of the prepuce (foreskin), or of skin covering the tip (glans) of the penis

          

  8. andr/omale

          

  9. cryosurgeryextreme cold treatment that destroys prostate cancer

          

  10. brachy-dilated vein

          

  11. OrchidoptosisDownward displacement of the testes

          

  12. olig/oscanty

          

  13. external beam radiation(EBR)Any of the various disorders that affects the testes

          

  14. cystitisinflammation of the bladder

          

  15. SpermicPertaining to spermatozoa cells

          

  16. Hypogonadism(DC)Decrease or lack of hormones(testosterone, which plays a key role in masculine growth and development) normally produced by the gonads

          

  17. -spadiasfissure upon (dorsum of penis)

          

  18. vesicul/ovessel; vas deferens; duct

          

  19. Radical prostatectomyremoval of entire prostate

          

  20. Orchitis-Inflammation of testes
    -common cause in young boys is a mumps infection

          

  21. orchidotomy (SP)-surgical fixation of a testes in the scrotum
    -performed for undescended testicles (cryptorchidism), usually before age 2

          

  22. prostatitis(DC)Congenital abnormality where the opening of the male urethra is on the under-surface of the penis, instead of at its tip

          

  23. dysuriapain upon urination

          

  24. anorchismphysician who specializes in diagnosis and treatment of genitourinary disorders

          

  25. Hypospadias(DC)Congenital abnormality where the opening of the male urethra is on the under-surface of the penis, instead of at its tip

          

  26. testicular torsion testicular abnormalities(DC)Spontaneous twisting of a testicle within the scrotum, leading to a decrease in blood flow to the affected testicle

          

  27. arthritis-Inflammation of testes
    -common cause in young boys is a mumps infection

          

  28. prostat/oprostate gland

          

  29. leukorrheawhite discharge

          

  30. Perinealgenitalia

          

  31. Anti-impotence agents-pertaining to maleness
    -the most common androgenic hormone is testosterone

          

  32. gonorrheacontagious, inflammatory sexually transmitted disease caused by a bacterium(Neisseria gonorrhoeae)that affects the mucous membranes of the genitourinary system

          

  33. prostate cancer-rarely found in men younger than 50
    - symptoms: difficulty starting urination (hesitancy) and stopping urinary stream, dysuria, urinary frquency and hematuria
    - presymptomatic tests: blood test for prostate-specific antigen (PSA) and periodic digital rectal exam (DRE)

          

  34. transurethral resection of the prostate gland (TURP)
    (SP)
    surgical excision of the prostate gland by inserting a special endoscope( resectoscope) through the urethra and into the bladder to remove small pieces of tissue from the prostate gland-the resectoscope is filled with an electrically activated wire loop that removes tissue when dragged over the site and cauterizes it to minimize bleeding

          

  35. epididym/oprostate gland

          

  36. cervicitis-Inflammation of testes
    -common cause in young boys is a mumps infection

          

  37. genital warts-cause red, blisterlike, painful lesions in genital area that resembles fever blisters or cold sores on lips or mouth
    -both diseases caused by herpes simplex virus (HSV), genital herpes assoc. with type 2 (HSV-2) and oral herpes assoc. with type 1 (HSV-1)
    - both forms cause oral and genital infections thru oral-genital activity
    - fluid in blisters highly infectious and contains active virus. disease assoc
    - with phenomenon called [viral shedding].

          

  38. perine/operineum (area between scrotum [or vulva in female] and anus)

          

  39. OrchialgiaPain in the testes

          

  40. Androgens-pertaining to maleness
    -the most common androgenic hormone is testosterone

          

  41. balanitis (DC)inflammation and infection of the glans penis

          

  42. orchitis testicular abnormalities(DC)-absence of 1 or both testes
    -also called anorchia or anorchidism

          

  43. vasectomy(SP)-removal of all or a segment of the vas deferens for male sterilization.
    -vasectomy reversal(vasovasostomy) rejoins the 2 segments of the vas deferens.

          

  44. spermatogenesis-Swelling containing spermatozoa
    -usually an epididymal cyst,commonly containing a sperm

          

  45. benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)-also called benign prostatic hypertrophy. assoc. with aging process.
    - bladder infection (cystitis) and ultimately, kidney infection (nephritis) result.

          

  46. pelvic inflammatory disease(PID)-contagious diseases, such as syphilis, gonorrhea, HIV, chalmydia, genital warts,chomoniasis,AIDS, and genital herpes
    - transmitted during sexual contract

          

  47. epi-above, upon

          

  48. genitourinarypertaining to the genitalia and urinary tract

          

  49. varicocele testicular abnormalities(DC)-Swelling and distension of veins of the spermatic cord, somewhat resembling varicose of the legs
    -sometimes causes sterility due to low sperm production or poor sperm quality

          

  50. Vasectomy-Removal (of all or part of) the vas deferens
    - bilateral vasactomy is a surgical procedure to produce sterility in the male

          

  51. testicular mass testicular abnormalities(DC)New tissue growth that appears on 1 or both testes and may be malignant or benign

          

  52. varic/ovessel; vas deferens; duct

          

  53. syphilispain upon urination

          

  54. brachytherapyshort

          

  55. erectile dysfunction(ED)
    (DC)
    -Screening test that assesses the rectal wall surface with fingers for lesions or evaluates abnormalities of the pelvic area
    - in males, the physician also evaluates the size and consistency of the prostate

          

  56. vas/ovessel; vas deferens; duct

          

  57. epispadiasfissure upon (dorsum of penis)

          

  58. TestalgiaPain of a testis

          

  59. orchidopexy(SP)Downward displacement of the testes

          

  60. trichomoniasisDownward displacement of the testes

          

  61. gonad/ogenitalia

          

  62. -ismcondition

          

  63. epididymotomyincision of the epididymis

          

  64. sexually transmitted disease (STD)-contagious diseases, such as syphilis, gonorrhea, HIV, chalmydia, genital warts,chomoniasis,AIDS, and genital herpes
    - transmitted during sexual contract

          

  65. orch/o
    orchi/o
    orchid/o
    test/o
    -Painful swelling of 1 or both testes, commonly ass. with mumps that develop after puberty
    -other causes include infection of the epididymis or STI's

          

  66. Urologybranch of medicine concerned with male reproductive system and urinary disorders in males & females

          

  67. phimosis(DC)Stenosis or narrowing of foreskin so that it cannot be retracted over the glans penis

          

  68. cryptorchidism-Inflammation of testes
    -common cause in young boys is a mumps infection

          

  69. combined hormonal therapyadministering antiandrogenic agents as well as hormones that deplete the body of testicular hormones

          

  70. ProstatomegalyEnlargement of the prostate gland

          

  71. Antiandrogens-Increase testosterone levels
    -used to correct hormone deficiency in hypogonadism and area delayed puberty in males

          

  72. hydrocele testicular abnormalities(DC)Abnormal, fluid filled that develops in the epididymis and may or may not contain; also called spermatic cyst

          

  73. Testicular abnormalities(DC)Any of the various disorders that affects the testes

          

  74. anorchism testicular abnormalities(DC)scrotal swelling caused by a collection of fluid that is typically harmless

          

  75. bilateral orchiectomy-failure of testes to descend into scrotal sac prior to birth
    -correction involves surgical suspension of testes (orchiopexy) in scrotum
    - done before child reaches age 2.inguinal hernia commonly accompanies, hernia may be sutured (herniorrhaphy) at same time

          

  76. Semen analysis(LP)reconstruction of the urethra to relieve stricture or narrowing

          

  77. urethroplasty(SP)reconstruction of the urethra to relieve stricture or narrowing

          

  78. Scrotal ultrasound (US) imaging-Us used to assess the contents of the scrotum, including the testicles,epididymis, and vas deferens
    - also called testicular ultrasound

          

  79. Varicoceledilated vein

          

  80. chlamydia-caused by bacterium: chlamydia trachomatis. most prevalent & most damaging STIs in U.S.
    -also called "silent disease" because symptoms are mild or absent. men produce whitish discharge from penis
    - women discharge mucopurulent and inflammation of cervix, uteri (cervicitis)
    - both sexes, disease eventually affect reproductive structures, leading to sterility
    -can be transmitted to newborn during birth process and cause conjunctivitis or pneumonia
    -men, women and babies treated with antibiotics

          

  81. AntiviralsTreat viral disorders by inhibiting their development

          

  82. Spermatocele testicular abnormalities(DC)Abnormal, fluid filled that develops in the epididymis and may or may not contain; also called spermatic cyst

          

  83. genital herpesgenitalia

          

  84. androgenic-pertaining to maleness
    -the most common androgenic hormone is testosterone

          

  85. genit/ohidden

          

  86. Urologistinflammation of the bladder

          

  87. prostate ultrasound (US) imaging-US using an ultrasound probe inserted through the rectum to evaluate the prostate; also called transrectal ultrasound
    - used to detect abnormalities of the prostate, obtain biopsies, and aid in the diagnosis of infertility problems

          

  88. Ultrasound (US) imaging-Us used to assess the contents of the scrotum, including the testicles,epididymis, and vas deferens
    - also called testicular ultrasound

          

  89. gonadopathysurgical repair of the glans penis

          

  90. prostatectomy(SP)-removal of all or a segment of the vas deferens for male sterilization.
    -vasectomy reversal(vasovasostomy) rejoins the 2 segments of the vas deferens.

          

  91. epididymitis testicular abnormalities(DC)-inflammation of an epididymis
    -most commonly found in males between 14-35 and its ass. with STI's

          

  92. hypospadias-a fissure under (the penis)
    - congenital defect in which the urethra opens on the underside of the glans penis instead of the tip

          

  93. Prostate-specific antigen (PSA)
    (LP)
    -inability to achieve or sustain an erection
    - any disorders that causes injury to the nerves or impairs blood flow in the penis has the potential to cause ED

          

  94. brachytherapy-treatment from a short (distance)
    -treatment where radioactive seeds are implanted directly into the malignant tissue

          

  95. -genesisforming, producing, origin

          

  96. -cidekilling

          

  97. gynecomastiaenlargement of breast tissue

          

  98. crypt/ogenitalia

          

  99. Spermatoceleforming or producing sperm

          

  100. spermat/o
    sperm/o
    forming or producing sperm

          

  101. Sterility(DC)Inability to produce offspring; in the male, inability to fertilize the ovum

          

  102. VesiculitisInflammation of the seminal vesicle

          

  103. digital rectal examination (DRE)
    (MP)
    -inability to achieve or sustain an erection
    - any disorders that causes injury to the nerves or impairs blood flow in the penis has the potential to cause ED