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For reproduction to occur

The sperm need to reach the ovum in the female

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Include

Penis, two testes, sperm duct (vas deferens), scrotum and urethra

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Testes

Produce millions of sperm cells each day. Found in the scrotum which hangs outside the body.

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Scrotum

Helps keep the testes at a constant temperature for the development of sperm

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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.

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Semen

Mixture of fluid and sperm

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Vas deferens join

The urethra.

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Urethra

Tube leading from the bladder through the penis, which opens to the outside at the tip of the penis.

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Penis has

Special tissue which can be filled with blood, to make the penis erect

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Penis needs

To be erect to transfer semen into the female during intercourse

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Semen leaves

Body of male though ejaculation

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Tip of penis is

Slightly enlarged and covered by loose skin called foreskin.

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Circumcision

Surgical removal of foreskin

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Foreskin covers

The head of the penis and protects the sensitive tip of the head

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