Male Reproductive system flashcards

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what are testis or testicles? they are the primary sex organs enclosed in the scrotum.
what does the testis produce? they produce spermatozoa and the hormone testosterone
what is sperm? it is the male germ cell, which produces a zygote when fused with an ovum
what is testosterone? testosterone is the principle male sex hormone
what is the scrotum? it is the sac that encloses the testis
what is the edidymis? it is the coiled duct on the top of the testes that store, transport spermatozoa
what is the purpose of the tunica albuginea? to cover the testis
what is the parenchyma of the testes? the seminiferous tubules, the interstitial cell of leydig
what are the interstitial cells of leydig? they are a cluster of tubules between the seminiferous tubules
what is the purpose of the rete mirable? it serves as a counter current heat exchanger
what is rete testis? it is the seminiferous tubules unite and form rete testis which form the efferent ductules
Testes develop in the _____ abdomen, the testes develop in the abdomen and descend into the scrotum before birth
The testes are made up of tightly coiled tubes called ____ seminiferous tubules
The seminiferous tubules is where ______ is formed sperm
________cells produce testosterone and other androgens leydig cells
______ is the pouch of skin that encloses the testes scrotum
what is the function of the scrotum it is for protection and temperature regulation
_______ is the area where sperm gain the ability to fertilize and become motile epididymis
Seminal fluid contain _______ seminal fluid contain mucus, fructose sugar, coagulating enzymes and prostaglandins
The prostate gland produce ______ the prostrate gland produce a thin, milky, slightly alkaline fluid
what is the function of the fluid that is produced by the prostate gland? it helps to balance the PH environment of the vagina
what does bulbourethral glands produce? They produce viscous mucus prior to ejaculation
what is the function of the fluid that is produced by bulbourethral glands? the fluid neutralizes any acid urine in the urethra
The bulbourethral gland is also called ______ gland cowper's gland

what are testis or testicles?

what does the testis produce?

what is sperm?

what is testosterone?

what is the scrotum?

what is the edidymis?

what is the purpose of the tunica albuginea?

what is the parenchyma of the testes?

what are the interstitial cells of leydig?

what is the purpose of the rete mirable?

what is rete testis?

Testes develop in the _____

The testes are made up of tightly coiled tubes called ____

The seminiferous tubules is where ______ is formed

________cells produce testosterone and other androgens

______ is the pouch of skin that encloses the testes

what is the function of the scrotum

_______ is the area where sperm gain the ability to fertilize and become motile

Seminal fluid contain _______

The prostate gland produce ______

what is the function of the fluid that is produced by the prostate gland?

what does bulbourethral glands produce?

what is the function of the fluid that is produced by bulbourethral glands?

The bulbourethral gland is also called ______ gland

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