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1

The male reproductive system has 3 sets of which components?

1. Sex gland/gonad

2. Duct system

3. Copulatory organ/Genetalia

2

What is this? 

Testis - low power

Tunica albaginia (capsule) and parenchyma

3

What are these?

Seminiferous Tubules (parenchyma)

4

What is the green arrow on? What is their function?

Interstitial/Leydig cells - secrete testosterone in response to LH

5

In this high power view of a testicle, what is the green arrow on? What do they make up?

Seminiferous Tubule - Sertoli Cell

Seminiferous Epithelium

Activated by FSH - secrete AMH, inhibin, estradiol

Androgen binding protein - testosterone sink