scince quiz

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testes

where meosis occurs with the sperm cells (23)

sperm

males produce 600 a day, it takes 2 and a half months for sperm to mature, if sperm is not released it is absorbed by the body

scrotum

sack that supports and protects the testes, keeps the testes 3 degrees lower than the body temperature

epididymus

where sperm is stored while it matures, also where sperm becomes mobile

vas deferens

stores sperm

bulbourethral

protects the sperm from heat- also known as the cowper's gland

pubis bone

protects the bladder during sexual intercourse

penis

used to deposit sperm inside the female

prepuce

for skin

erectile tissue

fills with blood during erection

erection

when the erectile tissue fills with blood and the penis rises to a 45 degree angle

ejaculation

the releasing of semen in spurts

pituitary

signals all other glands to do work (9 hormones)

thyroid

regulates growth

hypothalmus

tell the pituitary to do its job (7 hormones)

pineal

causes the on set of puberty, stops for girls at 18-19, stops for boys at 20-22

hair grows more on legs face chest back and groin, muscle tone increases, voice changes (deepens), growth of gonads

men secondary sex characteristics

whole in the abdomen lining

hernia

tail

for locomotion

acrosome

protects and allows sperm to penetrate the egg

head

contains chromosomes

neck

contains mitochondria

urethra

where sperm and urine are released

seminal vesicle

produces sugar to nourish the sperm

prostrate gland

fluid that protects sperm

semen

a thick milky fluid that protects the sperm

circumcision

removal of the prepuce

testicular cancer

1 in 500 males, younger is more prone to it

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