Glossary

Anorgasmia - (an-or-gas-mia)
Absence of an orgasm Antidepressant - (an-ti-de-pres-sant)
Drug used to relieve or prevent depression Antihistamines - (an-ti-his-ta-mine )
Drugs that combat the histamine which is released during an allergic reaction Antipsychotic - (an-tee-sai-cho-tik)
Drug used to treat psychosis - a disorder of the mind characterized by loss of contact with reality Cardiac - (car-dee-ac)
Of or relating to the heart Ejaculation - (ej-acu-la-shun)
The discharge of semen in males Endocrinologist - (en-do-cri-no-lo-gist)
A doctor specializing in diagnosis and treatment of disorders of endocrine (hormone secreting) glands Erection - (e-rec-shun)
The transformation of the penis from a flaccid organ to a firm, turgid structure due to dilatation of the blood vessels therein Hypogonadism - (hi-po-go-nad-ism)
Incompetence of the gonads especially in the male leading to production of less testosterone. This results in deficient development of secondary sexual characteristics. Hypotension - (hi-po-ten-shun)
Abnormally low blood pressure Intraocular - (intra-ocu-lar)
Inside the eyeball Libido - (li-bi-do)
A term for sexual urge or desire Neurologist - (new-ro-lo-gist)
A doctor specializing in diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the nervous system Orgasm - (or-ga-zem)
A highly pleasurable sensation experienced in the brain; intense pleasure felt at the height of sexual arousal; usually accompanied by the ejaculation of semen in the male and by vaginal contractions in the female Peyronie's disease - (pay-ro-neez disease)
Scarring of the tissue inside the penis which leads to its bending during erection Spine - (spine)
The column of bone (also known as the vertebral column) which surrounds and protects the spinal cord. Testosterone - (tes-tos-ter-on)
Male sexual hormone produced chiefly by the testes; responsible for the development of male secondary sexual characteristics Uremia - (ure-mia)
A toxic condition in which there is accumulation of nitrogenous waste products (urea) in the blood - those which are usually excreted in the urine Urologist - (uro-lo-gist)
A doctor specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the urinary tract or urogenital system Viagra - (vi-ag-ra )
A virility drug (Sildenafil Citrate) used to treat erectile dysfunction in men
Male Sexual Dysfunction