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USIDMS Scrotum/prostate

What structures does the scrotum contain? Contains-testicles, epididymis, vas deferens, spermatic cord
What type of organ is the testicles? endocrine & exocrine
This layer of the testicle is a fibrous sheath, enclosing each testis, and forms mediastinum testes: Tunica albuginea
Where is sperm produced? Seminiferous Tubules
What is the function of the rete teste? Transports sperm from seminiferous tubules to efferent ducts
Where is the epididymis located? On posterior/lateral aspect of teste
What is the tube that connects epididymis to seminal vesicle? Vas Deferens
Where does mature sperm combine with seminal fluid? Seminal Vesicle
What structures does the spermatic cord contain? Contains-vas deferens, arteries, veins, lymphatics, nerves
Describe the Pampiniform Plexus. Collection of veins in spermatic cord,Connect to testicular veins,Wraps around artery
Prostate growth/function is regulated by what hormone? testosterone
Name the functions of the prostate. Production & storage of fluid used for sperm transportation Helps sperm motility
What is the enzyme to break down coagulated sperm? Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA)
This zone of the prostate is located posterior & lateral. Peripheral Zone (PZ)
What is enlargement of prostate in transitional zones? Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)
What is Prostatitis? Inflammation of prostate gland
What is a Spermatocele? Retention cyst of sperm in epididymis
Where is the most frequent site of carcinoma within the prostate? Peripheral Zone (PZ)
This prostate zone is located on the superior portion. central zone
This prostate zone is located within the middle of the prostate. Transitional Zone (TZ)
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