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Male Repro Lab

STUDY
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scrotum
holds testes and helps regulate temperature of testes
testis
produces sperm and testosterone
epididymis
storage site for immature and site of sperm maturation
vas veferens
passageway for sperm to travel through
ampulla
storage site for mature sperm
seminal vesicles
produces ~60% of seminal fluid, nutritive and high in fructose
ejaculatory duct
propels seminal fluid into prostatic urethra
prostate
produces !35% of seminal fluid, alkaline to protect from acidity of vagina
urethras
urinary and reproductive passageway
bulbourethral glands
produces 5% of seminal fluid- alkaline- protects sperm from vag acidity, lubricates, washes out urine
corpus spongiosum
surrounds penile urethra, gives shape and structure to penis
corpus cavernosum
main erectile tissue of penis
glans penis
enlargement of corpus spongiosum allows for easier penetration of vagina
prepuce
protective skin that covers glans penis
external urethral orifice
external opening or urethra
pathway
testis--> epididymis --> vas deferens--> ampulla ---> ejaculatory duct (seminal vesicles lead in here) --> prostatic urethra (prostate leads in here)--> membranous urethra --> penile urethra (bulbourethral leads in here)--> out of body