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What is caused by severe trauma or strain, dengeneration of the intervertebrel joints?
herniated (ruptured) disk
At what age is the 1st mature sperm ejaculated?
What is an undescended testicle called?
Why is the scrotum suspended on the outside of the body?
Sperm cannot withstand internal body temperature, being suspended provides a cooler environment
After the sperm are produced in the tubules, where do they go?
They pass into the epididymis to exit the body
What is the passage way for sperm & fluid leaving the epididymis called?
What is a surgical sterilization that prohibits the ejaculation of sperm?
What is 30% psychogenic in origin and caused by anxiety, fear of failure, depression, parental rejection & previous traumatic sexual experiences, may be cuased by stress?
Impotence (ED erectile disfunction)
What is inflammation of a testicle?
At what age is testicular cancer most common in men?
At what age does the American Cancer Society recommend that males begin regular testicular self-exams
What are secretions from ductless glands called?
Name and spell the 8 major endocrine glands
What is called the "Master Gland"
The production of what is essential in the pituitary gland for normal growth of body tissue?
(GH) Growth Hormone
What occurs from overproduction of GH in childhood
What occurs from underproduction of GH in childhood?
What increases the production of the thyroid hormone?
What hormone stimulates the adrenal gland?
What stimulating hormone increases skin pigmentation?
What hormone stimulates estrogen production in females and stimulates sperm production in males?
- (FSH) Folicle stimulating hormone -
- (NOT TSH)
What 2 hormones stimulates breast development, production & flow of milk, and stimulates the concentration of the uterus
Prolactin & Oxytocin
What gland increases metabolism, influences both physical and mental activity, and promotes normal growth and development?
Underproduction of thyroid activity causing a decreased metabolic rate is called what?
True or False - Hypothyroidism is not the result of excess secretion of thyroxine?
What glands regulate the exhange of calcium between bones and blood?
What glands can increase heart rate, blood pressure and flow of blood?
What controls electrolyte balance by regulating sodium and potassium?
Mineral corticoids (Aldosterone)
What controls metabolism of carbohydrates and reduces blood sugar levels?
What controls the onset of puberty?
What hormone is present in a urine test for pregnancy producing a possitive result?
Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG)
True or false - A Glucose tolerance Test (GTT)is a blood test used to determine the body's control of glucose - to process a large dose of glucose immediately - Not over a 6-8 wk period?
If a patient is allergic to iodine, they may not have what test?
Thyroid uptake test (scan)
What is caused by a lack of thyroxine in early stages of life?
What are the contributing factors of Diabetes Mellitus?
- Weight (80% overwight when diagnosed)
- Physical trauma(emotional distrss, virus)
If a diabetic goes into a diabetic coma, is the blood sugar level to high or low?
What is the most common form of hyperthyroidism?
What is a disorder of the thyroid gland which affects adults?
What is the most frequent STD in America?
What disease is usually asymptomatic in newborns during birth?
What is a chronic viral infection with two strains?
What is an acute or chronic infection of the reproductive tract?
What is it called when a fetus is implanted outside the unterine cavity?
What is painful cramping associated with mensuration?
What is a wart like growth on external genitalia called?
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