Powered by
Share this page on
Article provided by Wikipedia

Names Doctor, medical specialist
Activity sectors
Education required
Fields of
"Hospitals, "clinics

Andrology (from "Ancient Greek: ἀνήρ, anēr, "genitive ἀνδρός, andros, "man"; and -λογία, "-logia) is the "medical specialty that deals with male health, particularly relating to the problems of the "male reproductive system and "urological problems that are unique to "men. It is also known as "the science of men".["citation needed] It is the counterpart to "gynaecology, which deals with medical issues which are specific to the female reproductive system. However, unlike gynaecology, which has a plethora of medical board certification programs worldwide, andrology has none.[1] Andrology has only been studied as a distinct specialty since the late 1960s: the first specialist journal on the subject was the German periodical Andrologie (now called Andrologia), published from 1969 onwards.[2]

Male-specific medical and "surgical procedures include "vasectomy, "vasovasostomy (one of the vasectomy reversal procedures), "orchidopexy and "circumcision as well as intervention to deal with male genitourinary disorders such as the following:

Human male anatomy

See also[edit]


  1. ^ http://www.dontcookyourballs.com/boost/doctors
  2. ^ Social Studies of Science (1990) 20, p. 32

External links[edit]

) ) WikipediaAudio is not affiliated with Wikipedia or the WikiMedia Foundation.