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Reproductive system function

Male- produce, store and introduce sperm into female



Women- produce ova, receive sperm, permit fertelization

Testes

Produce sperm and testosterone



Structure- surrounded by tunica aborigines and 200-300 mobiles contain seminiferous


Ducts

Transports store, assist in sperm maturation

Accessory glands

Secrete liquid portion of semen

Sperm

Made in seminiferous tubles 300million/day

Testosterone

Made in interstitial cells and controls masculization, Muscle anabolism

Cryptorchidism

80% descend within first year 3% full-time babies and 30% premature can cause sterility and testicular cancer

Epididymus

Coiled tube 6m in length and temp storage for sperm


Develops ability to swim


Can be in ducts for several months

Ducts

1) ascends in abdomen

Small vesicles

Paired, secrete thick yellow fluid, alkaline fructose, 60% of fluid