CH 16: Male Repro

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CH 16: Male Repro
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2012-07-26 19:37:17
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Male Reproductive System
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  1. balan/o
    glans penis
  2. epididym/o
    epididymis
  3. orch/o
    orchi/o
    orchid/o
    test/o
    testis or testicle
  4. perine/o
    perineum
  5. prostat/o
    prostate
  6. sperm/o
    spermat/o
    sperm (seed)
  7. vas/o
    vessel
  8. scrotom
    skin-covered pouch containing the testis and epididymis
  9. testis
    • male reproductive glands
    • contain sperm and produce testosterone
  10. sperm
    spermatozoon
    male gamete/sex cell
  11. epididymis
    • coiled duct on top and side of testis
    • stores sperm
  12. penis
    • erectile tissue covered with skin
    • contains urethra and ducts for sperm secretion
  13. glans penis
    • buldging structure at the distal end of the penis
    • the head
  14. prepuce
    foreskin
  15. vas deferens
    duct that carries sperm from the epididymis to the ejaculatory duct
  16. seminal vesicle
    two sac-like structures that secrete an alkaline substance that mixes with the sperm-enable longer life of sperm
  17. ejaculatory duct
    duct formed by the union of the vas deferens with the duct of the seminal vesicles
  18. spermatic cord
    • cord containing the vas deferens, arteries, veins, lymph vessels, nerves
    • extend from internal inguinal ring through in guinal canal to each testicle
  19. prostate gland
    • trilobular gland that encircles the urethra
    • secretes alkaline fluid into semen
  20. bulbourethral glands
    (Cowper glands)
    pair of glands that secrete viscid (sticky) fluid into semen
  21. semen
    mixture of secretions of the testes, seminal vesicles, prostate, and bulbourethral
  22. perineum
    • external region between the scrotum and anus in a male
    • In a female: between the vulva and anus

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