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Medical Terminology

Module 9 - Male Reproductive System

what is the male sex cell called? spermatozoon
what is in the head region of the sperm? chromosomes
what is in the tail region of the sperm? flagellum (makes sperm cell mobile)
fraternal twins result from? two eggs and two sperm
identical twins result from? one egg and one sperm - egg divides in two
what hormone is responsible for bodily characteristics of the male testosterone
explain passage of sperm from creation to outside of the body (1) seminiferous tubules (2) epididymis (3) vas deferens (4) ejaculatory duct (5) urethra (6) penis
bulbourethral glands pair of exocrine glands near male urethra
ejaculation ejection of sperm and fluid from male urethra
ejaculatory duct tube through which semen enters the male urethra
epididymis one of a pair of long, tightly coiled tubes above each testis that stores and carries sperm to the vas deferens
erectile dysfunction inability on an adult male to achieve an erection
flagellum hair-like projection on a sperm cell that makes it move
glans penis sensitive tip of the penis
interstitial cells of the testes produces testosterone
parenchymal tissue essential distinctive cells of an organ
penis male external organ of reproduction
perineum external region between the anus and scrotum in the male
prepuce foreskin
prostate gland exocrine gland at base of male urinary bladder, secretes fluid part of semen into urethra during ejaculation
scrotum external sac that contains the testes
semen spermatozoa and seminal fluid discharge from the urethra during ejaculation
seminal vesicles paired sac like exocrine glands that secrete fluid into the vas deferense
seminiferous tubules narrow,coiled tubules that produce sperm in the testes
spermatozoon sperm cell
sterilization procedure that removes a person's ability to produce or release reproductive cells through removal of testicles, vasectomy, or oophorectomy
stromal tissue suportive, connective tissue or an organ
testis male gonad that produces permatozoa and testosterone
testosterone hormone secreted by interstitial tissue of the testes ; responsible for the male sex characteristics
vas deferens narrow tube carrying sperm from the epididymis towards the urethra
Created by: KariTansowny