Flashcards in Histology Deck (16):
What does the seminal vesicle secrete?
Fructose (makes up the majority of the semen)
What is the main function of the prostate gland?
To secret PSA which allows semen to liquefy
What is produced in the testes?
What is the name of the tubules in the testes?
What cell does the spermatozoa come from?
Where in the testes is sperm produces?
In the seminiferous tubules
Where are Sertoli cells found?
What is the function of Sertoli cells?
Helps sperm development
What do Sertoli cells secrete?
Where are leydig cells found?
Inbetween seminiferous tubules
They lie close to blood vessels
What do leydig cells produce?
What are the three layers of the vas deferens?
Inner smooth muscle
Circular smooth muscle
Outer smooth muscle
What are the four zones of the prostate gland?
What is the prostate gland made up of?
Fibrous connective tissue and smooth muscle
What are the two main tissues in the penis?
Corpora sponginosum (surrounds urethra)
Corpora carvenosum (fills with blood -erection)