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Ch 27: Male Reproductive System & STDs: Medical Terminology

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Our expert instructors have put together engaging video lessons, each only 5-10 minutes in duration, to help guide you through the medical terminology related to the male human reproductive systems.

Reproductive System Medical Terminology - Chapter Summary & Learning Objectives

While you may be aware of plenty of slang terms for reproductive anatomy, that won't help you pass the test or understand what your doctor is talking about when you go in for a physical! These lessons familiarize you with the professional medical terminology of reproductive anatomy and related subjects such as sexually transmitted diseases, reproductive disorders and sexual function. Subject matter experts are only a click away to answer questions that arise as you go through chapters. After completing this chapter, you'll be able to:

  • Name the main functions and structures of the male reproductive system
  • Detail the vocabulary associated with sperm disorders and disorders of the penis
  • Relate information about conditions that can affect the testicles and surrounding structures
  • Summarize testing and treatments for disorders of the male genitalia
  • Recognize the dozen or so major infections of the genitalia that are transmitted through sexual contact
  • Explain types and phases of sexual dysfunction

7 Lessons in Chapter 27: Male Reproductive System & STDs: Medical Terminology
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Functions & Structures of the Male Reproductive System

1. Functions & Structures of the Male Reproductive System

This lesson is going to cover the basic structures and functions that are a part of the male reproductive system. We will look at how these structures work together to allow for semen production and ejaculation.

Words Related to Sperm Disorders

2. Words Related to Sperm Disorders

Besides the egg, what else do we need for life to begin? Sperm, of course! But sperm can have problems related to shape, motility or number, which can make having a child more difficult.

Vocabulary of Disorders of the Penis

3. Vocabulary of Disorders of the Penis

Guys, listen up! Your most precious member can have some unfortunate problems. Some of them are super serious. View this lesson to learn more about them, including which, if any, are a medical emergency.

Terminology of Conditions Affecting the Testicles & Associated Structures

4. Terminology of Conditions Affecting the Testicles & Associated Structures

Ouch! This lesson is all about the testicles, including conditions that can cause them a lot of pain and some that may not cause pain but are still important to know about. Let's define everything from andropause to orchitis!

Diagnosing & Treating Male Reproductive Disorders

5. Diagnosing & Treating Male Reproductive Disorders

This lesson is about the diagnostic tests that are available for male reproductive disorders. We will also look at procedures that can be performed on the male reproductive system.

Overview of Major Sexually Transmitted Diseases

6. Overview of Major Sexually Transmitted Diseases

In this lesson, we will discuss the major sexually transmitted diseases and their causative agents. We will also look at symptoms, vaccines that may be available, and possible cures. Learn how to keep yourself healthy by preventing and correctly treating an STD.

What Is a Sexual Dysfunction? - Definition, Phases & Types

7. What Is a Sexual Dysfunction? - Definition, Phases & Types

What happens when an otherwise healthy adult can't enjoy sex? In this lesson, we'll look at the four phases of sexual activity and sexual dysfunctions that can occur in each phase. In addition, we'll look at some common causes of sexual dysfunction.

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