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Chapter 2 – Sexual Anatomy In your text, review the 4 main reasons to study sexual anatomy – starts on p. 34. I. Historical Perspectives - for most of human history, sexual anatomy has been seen as shameful, and not a proper topic for discussion or research. Because of this attitude, mistaken and sometimes baffling ideas about sexual anatomy have been accepted. Your text lists some of these mistaken assumptions. Which one do you find most interesting, and why?
II. The Male Sexual Body
3. The penile glans , or head, of the penis is extremely sensitive to sexual stimulation. It is separated from the body of the penis by the corona , AKA the coronal ridge .
Reasons for circumcision include religious rites, prevention of transmission of sexually transmitted infections, a reduced risk of urinary tract infection (UTI), and a belief that it enhances hygiene. It is generally accepted, however, that circumcision lessens sexual sensations. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO RETRACT YOUR SON’S FORESKIN. Do you think it is ok for parents to choose circumcision for their infants? Why or why not?

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