Reproductive System

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Unformatted text preview: Click to edit Master subtitle style Reproductive System EXSS 175 - Anatomy Gonads Produce gametes Secrete sex hormones Ducts Store gametes Transport gametes Accessory sex glands Protect gametes Facilitate gamete movement Supporting structures Reproductive System Male Gonads: testes (sperm) Ducts: Epididymis Ductus deferens Ejaculatory ducts Urethra Accessory sex glands Seminal vesicles Prostate Bulbourethral glands Female Gonads: ovaries (ova) Ducts: Uterine (fallopian) tubes Accessory sex glands Mammary glands Supporting structures Reproductive System Loose skin and superficial fascia Supports testes Raphe: median ridge externally Scrotal septum: internally divides scrotum Cremaster muscle: suspender Continuation of internal oblique muscle Regulates temperature Scrotum 2 inches long & thick Develop near kidneys Descend through inguinal canal Cryptorchidism crypt: hidden 3% full-term babies 30% premature babies Testes Tunica vaginalis: serous membrane Tunica albuginea: Dense irregular connective tissue Internal to tunica vaginalis Divides testis into lobules 200-300 lobules = 1-3 seminiferous tubules Testes Seed To carry Site of spermatogenesis Leydig cells Between seminiferous tubules Secrete testosterone Seminiferous Tubules Seminiferous tubules Straight tubules Rete testis Coiled series of efferent ducts Ductus epididymus Male Gonads: testes...
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This note was uploaded on 06/10/2010 for the course BIOL 252L taught by Professor Ta during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

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