KIN 324K LAB LECTURE 6 - Applied Human Anatomy Lab Lab...

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Applied Human Anatomy Lab Lab Lecture VI: Reproductive System
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General Information Lab Time: Tues. 1-4 PM, BEL 404 Fri. 1-4 PM, BEL 404 Attendance is mandatory; 3 absences will results in an F Excused absences require official reason, advanced notice Office Hours: 10-noon, M-F; BEL 966
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Male Reproductive System Testes : male gonads, produce sperm, lie within the scrotum Sperm are delivered to the exterior through a system of ducts Epididymis ductus deferens ejaculatory duct urethra Accessory sex glands empty their secretions into the ducts during ejaculation Include the seminal vesicles, prostate gland, and bulbourethral glands
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Scrotum Sac of skin and superficial fascia Hangs outside the abdominopelvic cavity at the root of the penis Contains paired testicles separated by midline septum External positioning keeps the testes 3 ° C lower (35 ° C) than core body temperature (needed for sperm production)
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Testes Responsible for development of sperm & excretion of testosterone Each testis is surrounded by two tunics Tunica vaginalis : derived from peritoneum Tunica albuginea : fibrous capsule of testis Seminiferous tubules : produce the sperm; converge to form the tubulus rectus Tubulus rectus : conveys sperm to the rete testis From the rete testis , the sperm (1) leaves the testis via efferent ductules and (2) enter the epididymis
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Penis Consists of an attached root and a free shaft that ends in the glans penis Prepuce : foreskin; cuff of skin covering distal end of penis Circumcision : surgical removal of foreskin after birth Internal penis : urethra & three cylindrical bodies of erectile tissue Erectile tissue
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This note was uploaded on 04/12/2009 for the course KIN 75275 taught by Professor Farra during the Summer '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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KIN 324K LAB LECTURE 6 - Applied Human Anatomy Lab Lab...

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