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Tunica Vaginalis

serous membrane that lines scrotal cavity and covers the testes, which reduces friction between scrotom and testes

2

what is the smooth muscle that causes wrinkles?

Dartos Muscle

3

Tunica albuginea

layer of dense irregular tissue inside the tunica vaginalis

4

what separates testis into lobules?

septa

5

what contains about 800cm of seminiferous tubules?

a lobule

6

seminiferous tubule?

produces sperm

7

rete testis

connect seminiferous tubules to efferent ductules

8

connects rete testis to epididymis

efferent ductules

9

tube where sperm matures

epididymis

10

ductus deferens

transports and stores sperm

11

ampulla

expanded lumen of ductus deferens

12

Seminal vesicles

secrections contribute to semen

13

what secretions also contribute to semen but contain antibiotic compounds to

prostate gland

14

Bulbourethral gland (cowpers gland)

secrete alkaline mucus to neutralize urine

15

urethra

is a part of both the urinary and reproductive system

16

spongy urethra

through penis

17

external urethral oriface

opening in glans penis

18

corpus spongiosum

erectile tissue surrounding penile urethra

19

what is 2 pieces of erectile tissue

corpora cavernosa

20

Prepuse (foreskin)

fold of skin that covers glans penis and is removed during circumcision

21

corpus luteum

endocrine structure

22

suspensory ligament

stabilizes the ovaries and contains ovarian arteries and veins

23

ovarian ligament

stabilizes ovary

24

unterine tubes

also called oviducts or fallopian tubes

25

Fimbriae

finger like projections

26

external os

orifice that leads to vagina

27

wall of the uterus (3)

perimetrium- covers uterus
myometrium- smooth muscle
endometrium- lost during menstruation

28

broad ligament

mesentary that encloses ovaries, uterus and urine tube

29

round ligament

restricts posterior movement of uterus

30

recouterine pouch

between posterior wall of uterus and anterior wall of colon