Flashcards in Life Science- Male Reproductive Organs Deck (14):
For reproduction to occur
The sperm need to reach the ovum in the female
Penis, two testes, sperm duct (vas deferens), scrotum and urethra
Produce millions of sperm cells each day. Found in the scrotum which hangs outside the body.
Helps keep the testes at a constant temperature for the development of sperm
When sperm travel
From the testes into the vas deferens, glands release a fluid into the vas deferens. This fluid contains food that provides energy to help sperm swim.
Mixture of fluid and sperm
Vas deferens join
Tube leading from the bladder through the penis, which opens to the outside at the tip of the penis.
Special tissue which can be filled with blood, to make the penis erect
To be erect to transfer semen into the female during intercourse
Body of male though ejaculation
Tip of penis is
Slightly enlarged and covered by loose skin called foreskin.
Surgical removal of foreskin