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1

sperm courses through the organs of the male reproductive system in the following order:

Testes
Epidymis
Ductus deferens (vas deferens)
seminal vesicles
Ejaculatory duct
Prostate
Urethra
Penis

2

the male gonad that contains many __________ that function in the production of the male sex cell _______ and the male hormone ________
there are _____ in the male reproductive system
located external to the abdominal cavity within a skin pouch called the _______
the reason why they are located ^ is that the production of sperm ___________, cannot occur at body temperature, but will occur at a temperature slightly less than body temperature
sperm will leave the seminiferous tubules via ________ and pass to the ________

testes
seminferous tubules
sperm, testosterone
scrotum
spermatogenisis
efferent ducts, epididymus

3

C shaped structure located on the ________ surface of each testis
receives sperms from the testis and _____ the sperm until the sperm are released in the process of ejaculation

epididymus
posterior-superior
stores

4

also referred to as _____ deferent
begins at each epididymis and will have a lengthy course within the _________ cord through the ________, along the superior surface of the bladder and inferiorly alone get posterior surface of the urinary bladder where it terminates
joins the __________, and forms the _______ duct

ductus deferens
vas
spermatic, inguinal canal
seminal vesicles, ejaculatory duct

5

exocrine glands unctions in producing seminal fluid which is added to the sperm
1 of the 3 types of glands that function in the production of seminal fluid
^ these are known as _________ of the male reproductive system

seminal vesicles
accessory glands

6

formed by the union of the _________ and the _______ on each side

ejaculatory duct
ductus deferens and ducts of the seminal vesicles

7

second accessory gland of the male reproductive system and ______ seminal fluid that is added to the seminal fluid produced by the seminal vesicles
it is located in the pelvis posterior to the pubis and below the urinary bladder
the 2 __________ ajoin with the duct draining the _______ to form the urethra

prostate gland
secrete
ejaculatory ducts, urinary bladder

8

fibromuscular tube that carries urine during urination and sperm during ejaculation
subdivided into 3 parts
__________: part that traverses the prostate gland
_____________
___________: part that traverses the penis

urethra
prostatic urethra
membranous urethra
spongy urethra

9

3rd and final accessrory gland
the ducts draining this gland will empty the secretion directly through the _________

bulbourethral glands
spongy urethra

10

external genital organ through which urethra passes
male organ involved in sex
composed of 3 longituindal connective tissue structures that are filled with ___________ called ________ that film with blood resulting in an erection
two of these connective tissue structures are called ___________ and are made up of venous sinuses only
the 3rd is called the ________ which in addition to the venuous sinus also contains the __________

penis
venuous sinuses
corpora cavernosa
corpus spongiosum, spongy urethra