Medical Terminology Chp 18 Male Reproductive system Flashcards


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1

The suffix -cele means

a. sex

b. flow

c. sperm

d. swelling

d. swelling

2

In the term circumcision, the prefix circum- means:

a. upon

b. lack of

c. around

d. under

c. around

3

The root enchyma means

a. excision

b. penis

c. pour

d. seed

c. pour

4

In the term ejaculation, the root ejaculat means:

a. to throw up

b. to throw out

c. process

d. to throw in

b. to throw out

5

The root orch means

a. penis

b. testicle

c. organ

d. male

b. testicle

6

In the term circumcision, the word root cis means:

a. to remove

b. to cut

c. to go

d. to repair

b. to cut

7

About how long is the male urethra?

a. 20 m.

b. 20 in.

c. 20 cm.

d. 20 lbs.

c. 20 cm.

8

All of the following are treatment options for ED except

a. vacuum constriction device

b. castration

c. penile injection

d. urethral injection

b. castration

9

A lubricating fluid secreted by the glands in the foreskin is called:

a. none of these

b. smegma

c. semen

d. mucus

b. smegma

10

An increased level of _________ indicates prostate disease or possibly prostate cancer.

a. semen

b. prostate-specific antigen

c. testosterone

d. fluorescent treponemal antibody

b. prostate-specific antigen

11

The spermatic cord does not consist of:

a. arteries

b. veins

c. bones

d. nerves

c. bones

12

The process of expulsion of semen from the male urethra is known as:

a. epispadias

b. eugenics

c. eunuch

d. ejaculation

d. ejaculation

13

The surgical tying and cutting of the vas deferens is called:

a. vasectomy

b. vasotomy

c. variocele

d. vesiculitis

a. vasectomy

14

The condition of scanty sperm in the semen is known as:

a. hypospermia

b. polyspermia

c. aspermia

d. oligospermia

d. oligospermia

15

A lack of sperm in semen is termed:

a. aspermia

b. dyspermia

c. dyszoospermia

d. azoospermia

d. azoospermia

16

The root in gynecomastia means:

a. upon

b. female

c. condition of

d. breast

d. breast

17

Surgical excision of a testicle is called:

a. orchidopexy

b. orchidotomy

c. orchidectomy

d. orchidoplasty

c. orchidectomy

18

Congenital defect in which the urethra opens on the dorsum of the penis is called:

a. hydrocele

b. epididymitis

c. hypospadias

d. epispadias

d. epispadias

19

The root seminat means

a. penis

b. sperm

c. semen

d. testicle

c. semen

20

Which of the following statements is true about vasectomy?

a. It affects a man's ability to achieve orgasm, ejaculate, or achieve erections.

b. It is not recommended as a temporary or reversible procedure.

c. It is a surgery in which the vas deferens are tied off but not cut apart.

d. It is recommended as a temporary or reversible procedure.

b. It is not recommended as a temporary or reversible procedure.

21

A lack of one or both testes is called:

a. anorchism

b. aspermatism

c. aorchism

d. azoospermia

a. anorchism

22

A spermatozoon or ovum is called:

a. gamete

b. parenchyma

c. eugenics

d. mitosis

a. gamete

23

Which of the following terms means inflammation of the prostate?

a. prostatitis

b. spermatoblast

c. puberty

d. prostatectomy

a. prostatitis

24

The term castrate means:

a. to remove the penis

b. to remove the testicles

c. to cut out the epididymus

d. to fix the vas deferens

b. to remove the testicles

25

The storage area for mature sperm is the:

a. testes

b. bulbourethral gland

c. epididymis

d. seminiferous tubules

c. epididymis