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the male sex organ through which sperm cells are introduced into the vagina of the female during sexual intercourse.
the tube through which sperm travel from the testes to the urethra during ejaculation.
the two oval-shaped glands in the scrotum which produce sperm and the male sex hormone testosterone.
the greatly coiled portion of the sperm duct on top of the testes where mature sperm are stored.
the skin pouch that contains the two testes and which is suspended below the penis.
the tube through which urine flows from the bladder through the penis to the outside of the body. Semen containing sperm also passes through it during ejaculation.
the first glands to secrete fluid into the sperm tubes (vas deferens) to form semen during ejaculation. Contains sugar for energy.
the second gland to contribute to semen, located where the vas deferens joins the urethra.
the third gland to contribute to semen by discharging fluid into the urethra.
loose skin at the end of the penis in men who have not been circumcised.
the head of the penis.
the spaces, within the penis that fill with blood during sexual arousal to cause an erection.
coiled tubes where sperm are produced located in the testes.
ejection of semen from the penis through the urethra.
the male reproductive cell that carries the genetic information and fertilizes the egg.
a thick colorless fluid that contains sperm and is discharged from the penis during ejaculation.
the hardening and enlargement of the penis, caused by blood filling the penis during sexual arousal.
surgical removal of the foreskin of the penis.
an involuntary ejaculation of semen, usually during sleep and often accompanied by erotic dreams (wet dream). The normal way for the body to eliminate excess sperm cells.
the male hormone produced in the testes.
the two organs that produce eggs and female sex hormones.
the tubes through which the eggs travel from the ovaries to the uterus.
the neck of the uterus (womb) where it opens into the vagina (birth canal).
a pear-shaped organ about the size of a fist in which the fertilized egg implants itself and grows. It is also called the womb.
the passageway between the uterus and the outside of the body. It receives the penis during sexual intercourse and the baby passes through it during birth.
the tube that carries urine from the bladder to the outside of the body. In the female it is separate from the reproductive system.
folds of skin covering and guarding the openings to the vagina and urethra. There are two pair of them, a smaller inner pair and a larger outer pair.
a small sexually sensitive organ in front of the opening to the vagina. It is comparable to the penis in that it becomes erect in response to stimulation and arousal.
organs that produce milk to nourish the infant after birth.
the external female sex organs.
the female sex hormone produced by the follicle of the ovary.
the female sex hormone produced by the corpus luteum of the ovary.
the periodic flow of blood from the uterus for several days every 28 to 31 days in women who are not pregnant.
the release of an egg from the ovary, usually occurring about midway between menstruations.
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