- Seminal vesicle
- Vas deferens
What is shown here and what is it’s function?
- Secrete mucoprotein rich secretion into the ejaculate
What is shown here?
What are the walls of the inguinal canal?
M - muscle (roof)
A - aponeurosis (anterior)
L - ligament (floor)
T - transversalis fascia (posterior)
What are the main contents of the spermatic cord?
Genital branch of genitofemoral nerve
What is the name of the tough outer fibrous layer of the testis?
What forms the tunica vaginalis?
Parietal and visceral peritoneum
Between what layers does a hydrocele form?
Parietal and visceral tunica vaginalis
What is a haematocele?
Blood collecting inbetween layers of tunica vaginalis
What is the blood supply to the testis?
At what vertebral level does the testicular artery arise from the abdominal aorta?
What 2 structures do the testicular arteries cross at the pelvic brim?
Common iliac vein
Common iliac artery
What is the name given to the bundle of veins shown here?
What are the two functions of the pampiniform plexus?
Into which vein does the right testicular vein drain?
Into which vein does the left testicular vein drain?
Left renal vein
What is shown here and what usually causes it?
- Dilated tortuous veins of the pampiniform plexus
- Renal vein stenosis or other that increases pressure
What are the two lymph node groups that recieve lymph from the testis?
Identify the inguinal and paraaortic lymph nodes
- Common iliac
- Internal iliac
What is the course of the vas deferens?
Arises at the tail of the epididymis
Traverses the inguinal canal
Enters the pelvis by crossing the external iliac vessels
Terminates by joining the duct of the seminal gland
What type of tube is the vas deferens?
What is the name given to the tube formed by the joining of the seminal duct and the vas deferens?
What point of the urethra does the ejaculatory duct join?
What is shown here by “5”
What is the main constituent of the secretions of the seminal vesicle?
Fructose for energy
What are the main secretions produced by the prostate and what is the function?
Neutralise acidity of female tract
What is the drainage of the prostate via?
Prostatic venous plexus
What is the clinical significance of the prostatic venous plexus?
It connects to the vertebral venous plexus and is a route of metastasis
Summary of male venous drainage
What is shown here?
Where do the bulbourethral glands enter the urethra?
What are the main secretions of the bulbourethral gland?
Mucoproteins for lubrication of the urethra
What is the lymphatic drainage of the prostate?
What is the lymphatic drainage of the seminal vesicle?
What is the lymphatic drainage of the scrotum?
What is the lymphatic drainage of the penis?
Glans: Deep inguinal and external iliac
Skin: Superficial inguinal