Male Reproductive System Terms

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amanda430
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300423
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Male Reproductive System Terms
Updated:
2015-04-10 14:36:56
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medical terminology
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medical terminology
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Male reproductive System Terms
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  1. Orchid/o, Test/o
    • testes (male gonad)
    • ex. orchiditis- inflammation of the testicles
    • orchidectomy- removal of the testicles
    • testicular artery
    • testosterone- male sex hormone
  2. Balan/o
    • Head of the penis
    • ex. Balanitis- inflammation of the head of the penis
  3. andr/o
    • MaleĀ 
    • androgenic- stimulating maleness
    • androgynous- characteristics of male and female appearance
  4. prostat/o
    • prostate
    • prostatitis- inflammation of the prostateĀ 
    • prostatectomy- removal of the prostate
  5. Vas/o
    • vessel/ duct
    • vas deferens- duct carrying semen from testes
    • vasectomy- cutting the duct
  6. -rrhaphy
    • To suture
    • heriorrhaphy- surgical correction of inguinal hernia

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