#2 Specialties and pathology of the male reproductive system

tigrebright's version from 2015-11-23 13:31


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urologistphysician who specializes in diagnosing and treating diseases and disorders of the genitourinary system of males and the urinary system of females
genitourinaryrefers to both the genital and urinary organs
balanitisinflammation of the glans penis
phimosisa narrowing of the opening of the foreskin
erectile dysfunctionthe inability of the male to achieve or maintain an erection
Peyronie's diseasea form of sexual dysfunction in which the penis is bent or curved during erection
priapismpainful erection lasting 4 or more hours
premature ejaculationa condition in which the male climaxes too soon
andropausethe decrease of the male hormone testosterone, progressing very gradually over several decades
androgena male sex hormone
cryptochidismundescended testicle
epididymitisinflammation of the epididymus
hydrocelea fluid-filled sac in the scrotum
spermatocelea cyst that develops in the spididymis; filled with a milky fluid containing sperm
testicular cancera cancer that begins in the testicles; highly treatable when diagnosed early
testicular torsionsharp pain in the scrotum caused by twisting of the vas deferens and blood vessels leading into the testicle
testitisinflammation of one or both testicles
varicoceleenlargement of the veins within the scrotum
normal sperm count20 to 120 million or more sperm per milliliter of semen
azoospermiathe absence of sperm in the semen
oligospermiaa sperm count of below 20 million/ml
hermatospermiathe presence of blood in the seminal fluid

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