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5H-Male System

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flagellum
tail of the sperm, used for locomotion
urethra
canal which carries the urine from the bladder and in males is a passage for sperm
testes
male reproductive gland which produces the male hormone testosterone
erection
state marked by a stiff form such as when the penis fills with blood and becomes stiff
foreskin
fold of skin that covers the end of the penis in uncircumcised males
scrotum
external pouch on most male mammals which contains the testes
penis
male organ that releases urine and semen
ejaculation
a sudden discharge of fluid from a duct, as when semen is ejaculated
sperm
microscopic male gamete (sex cell) which carries the male genes
semen
whitish fluid of the male reproductive tract which consists of sperms
Sperm production begins at puberty and continues into old age. T/F
true
The male reproductive organs are partly inside the lower abdomen and partly hanging below it. T/F
true
Sperm are produced inside the fallopian tubes. T/F
false
About 5 million sperm mature every day. T/F
false
Name 6 effects of testosterone on males
Shoulders broaden. Voice deepens. Growth spurt. Body odor. Muscle mass increases. Hair growth on face, under arms, chest, legs, pubic area.
Suspended in the scrotum are a pair of egg-shaped ________, in which sperm cells are manufactured.
testes
The male sex organs are specialized to_______.
produce and deliver sperm
Sperm mature and are stored in the _________.
epididymis
If sperm are not ejaculated, they/their _______.
a) die, b) remnants are reabsorbed, c) break down, or D) all of the above. ALL OF THE ABOVE!
Label the parts of the male reproductive system.
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