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1

Testes serves both a _______ and ______ function

Reproductive
Endocrine

2

Testis is surrounded by CT covering called:

Tunica albuginea

3

The tunica albuginea is thickened posteriorly into a ____________ with a radiating septa

Mediastinum testis

4

The septa form 250 ____________

Testicular lobules

5

Each testicular lobule contains what?

1-4 seminiferous tubules
Loose CT
Blood vessels
Lymph vessels
Nerves

6

What are seminiferous tubules lined with?

Germinal epithelium (stratified)

7

The tunica propria of the seminiferous tubule is made of what?

Fibroblasts and myoid cells

8

What are the 5 types of germinal cells?

Spermatogonia
Primary spermatocyte
Secondary spermatocyte
Spermatids
Mature sperm

9

The prostate gland is a collection of _____________

Tubuloacinar glands

10

The prostate gland is surrounded by a ____________ which is surrounded by ____________

Fibroelastic capsule
Smooth muscle

11

What is the epithelium of the prostate gland?

Columnar maybe cuboidal and squamous

12

Type of gland in the prostate that are in the central zone, psuedostratified columnar epithelium, each having their own duct

Mucosal part

13

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

Submucosal

14

Type of gland in the prostate that makes up the majority of the prostate, where cancer is most likely, on the outermost part

Main glands

15

Concretion in the prostate gland represent what?

Glycoproteins (secretions) in the lumen that calcify - these increase with age

16

The seminal vesicle is lined with what type of epithelium?

Psuedostratified columnar