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Testes

Make sperm via meiosis. The testes also produce testosterone, the male hormone.

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Vas Deferens

Sperm travel through this tube, joins with urethra

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Prostate

Gland that produces a fluid that carries sperm during ejaculation

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Penis

Is the male organ where the semen comes out from

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Epididymis

Collects mature sperm which is eventually propelled through the vas deferens

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Vasectomy

The tube is cut to prevent sperm leaving (and fertilizing an egg)

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Circumcision

Foreskin is surgically removed, exposing the end of the penis

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Ovary

This is where the eggs are produced through cell division (MEIOSIS)

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Uterus

The uterus consists of a body and a cervix. The cervix protrudes into the vagina.

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Fallopian tubes

Pair of tubes along which eggs travel from the ovaries to the uterus.

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Vagina

The vagina is an elastic, muscular canal with a soft, flexible lining that provides lubrication and sensation. The vagina connects the uterus to the outside world

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Cervix

The cervix is the lower end of the womb (uterus). It is at the top of the vagina. It protects the vagina from bacteria

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Fraternal Twins

Fraternal twins develop from the fertilization of two individual eggs

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Zygote

A fertilized egg is called a zygote