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Unformatted text preview: Ampulla/bladder- also contributes some fluid to the ejaculate. The ampulla is actually part of the vas deferens. Urethra- male uses the urethra to ejaculate out of-sperm are in the urethra until they leave the body The sperm is transferred from the vas deferens into the urethra, collecting secretions from the male accessory sex glands such as the seminal vesicles, prostate gland and the cowpers, which form the bulk of semen. (After the urethra): There are 3 accesory sex glands:-listed in order of which sperm will see them: 1. Seminal Vesicles 2. Prostate 3. Cowpers-these three contribute the fluid portion of the semen *These 3 compose 90% of value of semen-males are still fertile if there seminal vesicles are removed. -sperm HAVE to get out of seminal fluid to be able to fertilize the egg-seminal vesicles of a boar are a lot larger. They leave about 250cc of ejaculate and take longer to ejaculate....
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- Spring '09
- Sperm, Spermatozoon, Semen, Epididymis, vas deferens