The Male Sexual Anatomy Essay

1198 Words Sep 28th, 1999 5 Pages
In Greek art, the male human nude was used as a canon of human perfection. The sensuous male form in motion was considered the crowning achievement of Greek sculpture. Its asymmetrical balance, this motion while at rest, and the resulting harmony of opposites is the essence of male beauty. The following will discuss the male sexual anatomy, physiology, and overall sexual health. In examining the male sexual body, the anatomy encompasses both the external and the internal sex organs. The external sex organs consist of the penis and the scrotum. The internal sex organs consist of the testes, genital ducts, and the fluid producing glands. The systems of internal and external organs that are the male genitals are also referred to as the …show more content…
When the environmental temperature is low the testes move closer to the body by way of the spermatic cord and relaxes when the temperature is too high and moves away from the body. The spermatic cord is covered with skeletal muscle and it suspends the testes in place.<br><br>"In the unlikely event that both of your testicles were removed …you could get by. Your doctor would drop prosthetic testicles into your scrotum. And he'd prescribe a testosterone patch or biweekly injections. Testosterone can be replaced and there will be no decline in the sexual function. Testosterone, rather than causing an erection, only provides the desire for one. You couldn't make babies, but you'd have no trouble making love." (Caine, 323)<br><br>The genital ducts of the male reproductive tract carry the mature sperm from the testes to the exterior of the body. The ductus (vas) deferens is the continuation of the epididymis. It is a straight tube located within the spermatic cord. A vasectomy (male sterilization) is the surgical removal, or interruption of a section of the vas deferens, followed by the sealing or tying of each end. The junction of the ampulla and the seminal vesicle duct forms the ejaculatory duct, which receives secretions from the seminal vesicles and the prostate gland before being ejected into the urethra. The urethra is a small tube extending from the bottom of the urinary bladder to the exterior of the body. Its function is to convey both urine and semen to the

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