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Flashcards in Topic 5-Reproduction Deck (9):
1

Bladder


a muscular membranous sac in the abdomen which receives urine from the kidneys and stores it for erection.

2

Vas Deferens

the duct which conveys sperm from the testicle to the urethra

3

Seminal Vesicle

each of a pair of glands which open into the vas deferens near to its junction with the urethra and secrete many of the components of semen

4

Semen

the male reproductive fluid

5

Prostate Gland

a gland surrounding the neck of the bladder in male mammals and releasing a fluid component of semen.

6

Epididymis

a highly convoluted duct behind the testis, along which sperm passes to the vas deferens.

7

Urethra


the duct by which urine is conveyed out of the body from the bladder, and which in male vertebrates also conveys semen.
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8

Testis

an organ which produces spermatozoa (male reproductive cells).

9

Scrotum

a pouch of skin containing the testicles.