The male reproductive system

The male reproductive system consists of the:

• epididymis

Urinary bladder

Pubic bone

Vas deferens

Penis

Cords of erectile tissue

Urinary bladder

Pubic bone

Vas deferens

Penis

Cords of erectile tissue

Vertebral column

U reter

Rectum

Seminal vesicle

Prostate gland

Penis Testis Scrotum Epididymis Urethra Anus

Vertebral column

U reter

Rectum

Seminal vesicle

Prostate gland

Prostate gland

Cowper's gland

Vas deferens

Epididymis

Testis

Prostate gland

Cowper's gland

Vas deferens

Epididymis

Testis

Urinary bladder

Ureter

Seminal vesicle

Penis

Glans penis Urethra

Glans penis Urethra

Urinary bladder

Ureter

Seminal vesicle

Penis

Penis Testis Scrotum Epididymis Urethra Anus

Fig 10.4 Male reproductive system

Student activity

Now complete Activity 10.2 in the resources for this book on Dynamic Learning Online.

Male reproductive parts

Position

Function/s

Testes

In the scrotum

Production of sperm

Epididymis

Lies along posterior border of each testis

Stores sperm until maturation

Vas deferens

Very long tubes leading from the seminiferous tubules of the testes to the urethra

Tubes through which sperm is released

Urethra

Extends from neck of bladder through the penis to outside of the body

Provides a common pathway for urine and semen

Penis

Male external sex organ

Excretes urine and ejaculates semen

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