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Perineum

External portion of the reproductive system
-urogenital triangle
-anal triangle
--> two triangles divided by imaginary line between ischial tuberosities

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Urogenital Triangle

from pubic symphysis --> ischial tuberosities

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Anal Triangle

bound by ischial tuberosities and coccyx

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What are primary sex organs?

gonads (testes/ovaries)

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What are the products of sex organs?

gametes (eggs/sperm)

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What are the male external genitalia?

penis + scrotum

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What are the female external genitalia?

vulva (mons pubis, labia, clitoris, structures associated with vestibule)

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Gonads

function as endocrine glands to produce hormons
-they develop/maintain sex organs and influence sexual function

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Ovaries: hormones

estrogen/progesterone

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Testes: hormones

testosterone

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male/female homologues

structures that are developed from same embryological structures

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Homologues: Labia Majora (female)

Scrotum (male)

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Homologues: Labia Minora (female)

Scrotal Midline (male)

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Homologues: Glans Clitoris (female)

Glans Penis (male)

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Homologues: Bulb of Vestibule (female)

Corpus Spongiosum (male)

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Homologues: Corpora Caverosa (female)

Corpora Cavernosa (male)

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Homologues: Ovaries

Testes (male)