Male Reproductive System

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What is the scrotum?
A thin walled sac covered in hairy pigmented rugose skin
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Where do the testes develop in embryo?
In the abdomen, they descend by 8 months.
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At maturity what is the size of the testes?
4 x 2 x 3cm
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What is the inner, middle and outer layer of the testes?
Inner: Tunica Vasculosa. Middle: Tunica Albuginea. Outer: Tunica Vaginalis.
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What is the temperature in the testes?
2-3 degrees below core temp to facilitate spermatogenesis
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Where is the penis positioned in the body?
It hangs flaccidly from the perineum in front of the scrotum.
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What are the 3 columns of erectile tissue?
2 Dorsal Corpora Cavernosa and 1 Corpus Spongeosum
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What are the three components of semen?
Lubrication Fluid from the Bulbourethral gland, Prostate Secretions and Spermatic Fluid.
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What is the function of the seminal vesicles?
Contract, expel and secrete seminal fluid during ***********.
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What is the pH of semen?
7.2 - 7.4
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