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Male Reproductive System

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seminal vesicles
fluids from these structures provide nutrition for the sperm
penis
a tube shaped organ that extends from the trunk of the body just above the testes
cowpers
fluid from this gland neutralizes the acid in the male urethra before sperm passes through
vas deferens
sperm travel through these long tubes in preparation for ejaculation
sterility
the inability to reproduce (infertility)
scrotum
the external skin sac which houses the testes
prostate
fluids from this gland help neutralize acid in the females vagina
inguinal hernia
a condition that occurs when part of the male's intestine pushes through the abdominal wall into the scrotum
epididymus
where sperm matures and where it is stored
testis
where sperm is produced
testicular cancer
a form of cancer that men can detect by self examining
semen
sperm mixed with fluids secreted from the male reproductive system
testosterone
the male sex hormone