Chapter 16: Male Reproductive System; Operative Terms

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Chapter 16: Male Reproductive System; Operative Terms
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  1. circumcision
    removal of the foreskin (prepuce), exposing the glans penis
  2. epididymectomy
    removal of an epidiymis
  3. orchiectomy/orchidectomy
    removal of a testicle
  4. orchioplasty
    repair of a testicle
  5. orchiopexy
    fixation of an undescended testis in the scrotum
  6. prostatectomy
    excision of the prostate gland
  7. transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP)
    removal of prostatic gland tissue through the urethra using a resectoscope, a specialized urological endoscope - common treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia
  8. vasectomy
    removal of a segment of the vas deferens to produce sterility in the male
  9. vasovasostomy
    restoration of the function of the vas deferens to regain fertility after vasectomy

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