Flashcards in 4 - Male Repro Deck (16):
Testes serves both a _______ and ______ function
Testis is surrounded by CT covering called:
The tunica albuginea is thickened posteriorly into a ____________ with a radiating septa
The septa form 250 ____________
Each testicular lobule contains what?
1-4 seminiferous tubules
What are seminiferous tubules lined with?
Germinal epithelium (stratified)
The tunica propria of the seminiferous tubule is made of what?
Fibroblasts and myoid cells
What are the 5 types of germinal cells?
The prostate gland is a collection of _____________
The prostate gland is surrounded by a ____________ which is surrounded by ____________
What is the epithelium of the prostate gland?
Columnar maybe cuboidal and squamous
Type of gland in the prostate that are in the central zone, psuedostratified columnar epithelium, each having their own duct
Type of gland in the prostate where benign hyperplasia takes place, they all filter into 1 main duct, and it makes up the smallest amount of glands
Type of gland in the prostate that makes up the majority of the prostate, where cancer is most likely, on the outermost part
Concretion in the prostate gland represent what?
Glycoproteins (secretions) in the lumen that calcify - these increase with age