a sac suspended between the thighs; produce the male sex cells called sperm or spermatozoa.
a tightly coiled tube approximately 20 feet in length and located in the scrotum and above the testes. stores the sperm while they mature and also produces a fluid that becomes part of the semen.
also called ductus deferens. receives the sperm and fluid from the epididymis. on each side, it joins with the epididymis and extends up into the abdominal cavity, where it curves behind the urinary bladder and joins with the seminal vesicle.
two small pouch-like tubes located behind the bladder and near the junction of the vas deferens and the ejaculatory ducts. contain glandular lining.
two short tubes formed by the union of the vas deferens and the seminal vesicles. carry sperm and fluids (semen) through the prostate gland and into the urethra.
doughnut-shaped gland located below the urinary bladder and on either side of the urethra
two small glands located below the prostate gland and connected by small tubes to the urethra.
tube that extends from the urinary bladder, through the penis, and to the outside of the body.
external male reproductive organ and is located in front of the scrotum.
female gonads. small almond-shaped glands located in the pelvic cavity and attached to the uterus by ligaments.
two tubes, each approximately five inches in length and attached to the upper part of the uterus.
the union of the ovum and a sperm to create a new life, usually takes place in fallopian tubes.
hollow, muscular, pear-shaped organ located behind the urinary bladder and in front of the rectum.
inner layer of the uterus, provides for implantation of a fertilized ovum and aids in the development of the fetus.
muscular tube that connects the cervix of the uterus to the outside of the body.
also called vestibular glands, two small glands located one on each side of the vaginal opening. secrete mucus for lubrication during intercourse.
collective name for the structures that form the external female genital area.
two large folds of fatty tissue that are covered with hair on their outer surface; they enclose and protect the vagina.
two smaller hairless folds of tissue that are located within the labia majora.
area of the vulva located inside the labia minoria
defined as the area between the vagina and anus in the female although it can be used to describe the entire pelvic floor in both female and male.
mammary glands, contain lobes separated into sections by connective and fatty tissue.