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Produces male gametes
(Spermatogonia to spermatozoa)

Testes

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Connective tissue surrounding the testes

Tunica albuginea

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Site of spermatogenesis

Seminoferous tubules

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Secretes androgen binding protein and Inhibin

Sertoli cells

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Secretes testosterone

Leydig cells

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Releases prostate specific antigen and acid phosphate

Prostate gland

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Secretes semen (alkaline fluid)

Seminal vesicles

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Produces Pre ejaculate (alkaline fluid)

Bulbourethral gland or Cowper’s gland

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Site of maturation of sperm cells

Epididymis

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Duct that brings sperm from testicle to urethra

Vas deferens

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Combination of vas deferens and seminal vesicle

Ejaculatory duct

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Carries urine out of bladder in males; it also carries sperm

Urethra

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Part which contacts female sex organ

Penis - glans penis (head)

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Pathway of sperm

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Seminiferous tubules
Epididymis
Vas deferens
Ejaculatory duct
Urethra
Penis

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Promotes secondary male characteristics

Testosterone

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Involved in spermatogenesis by binding to androgen binding protein

Testosterone

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Skin surrounding the testes?

Scrotum

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Responsible for the wrinkled appearance of scrotum?

Dartos muscle

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What is the muscle for erection and ejaculation?

Bulbospongiosus muscle

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The most important cell for spermatogenesis?

Sertoli cells

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Produces female gametes (egg cell)
Contains ovarian follicles

Ovaries

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What hormone declined before menstruation?

Estrogen and progesterone

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What do you call the immature follicles?

Primordial follicle

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What hormone stimulates follicles to develop and produces secondary female characteristics?

Estrogen

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What hormone causes ovulation?

Lut hormone

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What do you call the mature follicle?

Graafian follicle

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What structure produces progesterone?

Corpus luteum

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Aka as fallopian tube or uterine tube

Oviduct

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Connects ovaries to the uterus

Oviduct or fallopian tube

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3 structures found in the oviduct

Infundibulum
Fimbriae
Cilia