Male Reproductive System
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Urethra on ventral side of penis
urethra on dorsal side of penis
Foreskin will not retract
One or both testis do not descend into the scrotum
Testicles become twisted- extreme pain
Inflammation of the epididymis
Duct where sperm is stored
Vas deferens (duct deferens)
Sperm is transported through
- sperm manufactured
- Each testis has it own nerve, artery and vein
- Left testicle hangs slightly lower than the right
- Where the urethra is located and
- where blood is stored during erection
- Located on ventral side of penis
- Blood is stored during erection
- Located on the dorsal side of penis
- Excretes fluid to help sperm travel
- Excretes prelubrication for ejaculation
- Nutrition for sperm made up of mostly fructose
- Located slightly superior and posterior to the prostate gland
Some causes of sexual dysfunction
- ETOH abuse
- Beta blockers
White, dead cells under the foreskin-normal
once foreskin is retracted, it becomes trapped.
- Curvature of the penis.
- Often associated with diabetes
- Makes it difficult if not impossible to have sex
- Borders urethra near lower part of the bladder
- Secretes milky alkaline solution that helps aid sperm motility.
- 1/3 of semen is produced here
- Inflammation of the testicles
- Painful and tender
- Distended cord and causes male infertility
- Feels like a "bag of worms"
- Fluid filled mass that is nontender
- Located around the testes
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