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Flashcards in Histology: Male GU Deck (13):
1

Spermatozoa leave the seminiferous tubules via the ___________

Tubuli Recti

2

From the tubuli recti to the ____________ and the ____________ which lead to the extratesticular ducts

Rete Testis and Efferent Ductules

3

What is the first extratesticular duct where sperm flows?

Ductus Epididymis

4

Where does sperm flow after the ductus epididymis?

Vas Deferens

5

Where are vasectomies performed?

At the vas deferens

6

__________ provide blood-testis barrier, secrete
fructose, androgen binding protein, anti-Mullerian hormone, inhibin, and activin

Sertoli Cells

7

What layers do the seminiferous tubules consist of?

- Germinal Epithelium
- Basement Membrane

8

What are darkly nucleated cells in the seminiferous tubules?

Sertoli Cells

9

What cells sit outside of the seminiferous tubules and secrete testosterone?

Leydig Cells

10

What is the prostate comprised of?

Branched tubuloalveolar glands embedded in a fibrous stroma

11

Corpora Amylacea

Calcified prostatic secretions that are normal

12

What is the erectile tissue of the penis?

Corpus Cavernosum

13

What are the main components of the corpus cavernosum?

- Vascular Tissue
- Fibrous Tissue

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