Male Reproductive system

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testicles (testes)

2 glands that produce sperm cells and testosterone, begining during puberty

sperm cells

microscopic cells that carry either X chromosomes (Female Characteristics) or Y chromosomes (Male Characteristics). Both the sperm cells and the egg cells usually carry 23 chromosomes each

testosterone

hormone responsible for male characteristics

scrotum

skin sac containing testicles

genitals

sex organs

vas deferens

2 tubes that carry sperm from the testicles to the semen

vasectomy

cut and tie vas deferens to stop the release of sperm during an ejaculation; sterile

seminal vesicle

combines with sperm and semen, connected by the vas deferens

semen

thick, sticky fluid that travels out the urethra during an ejaculation

prostate gland

helps males to ejaculate and urinate; adds fluid to the semen

bladder

holds urine

urethra

tube that carries urine from the bladder through the penis, or semen through the penis. opening in the penis

penis

male organ that releases urine or semen

foreskin

skin that covers the end of the penis

circumcision

removal of the foreskin

erection

when the penis becomes hard and raised

ejaculation

releasing of semen from the penis

wet dream (nocturnal emmision)

involuntary ejaculation during sleep

masturbation

sexually pleasing oneself

impotent

unable to maintain an erection or have an ejaculation

sterile

unable to produce sperm

viagra

medicine that treats impotence

urologist

doctor specializing in genital problems

castration

removal of the testicles

virgin

a person who has not had sexual intercourse

PSA

blood test for prostate cancer

orgasm

pleasurable sexual feeling

acne

skin condition due to oils, bacteria, dirt, and hormones

dermatologist

doctor specializing in skin problems

premature ejaculation

involuntary releasing of semen before a boy feels it

anus

opening for soslid waste

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