Week 2;CheckPoint;Sexual Response

Week 2;CheckPoint;Sexual Response - swells, inside of...

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Axia College Material Appendix B Sexual Response Cycles Use your own words to complete the table below with the experiences and changes in anatomy of males and females during the various sexual response phases. Stage of Masters and Johnson Sexual Response Cycle Male Experience and Anatomy Female Experience and Anatomy Excitement Phase Penile erection occurs within about 3-8 seconds after stimulation starts. Scrotal skin thickens, size of testes increase, the testes and scrotum become elevated. Vaginal lubrication starts about 10-30 seconds after stimulation starts. Clitoris swells, labia majora flattens and spreads apart, size of labia minora increases. Vaginal wall thickens and changes to a darker color, uterus becomes elevated and engorged and the breasts increase in size. Plateau Phase Penile glands turn a purplish color, testes are elevated more into the ejaculation position and can become up to one and a half times their usual size. Outer third of the vagina
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Unformatted text preview: swells, inside of vagina fully expands, uterus is fully elevated, clitoris shortens and hides under the clitoral hood. Orgasmic Phase Seminal fluid collects in the urethral bulb at penis base from the seminal vesicles, vas deferens, and ejaculatory duct contractions. The bulb expands, the internal sphincter contracts to prevent urine from mixing with semen. External sphincter relaxes allowing the semen to pass. About 3-15 contractions of the pelvic muscles happen at .8-second intervals. 3-5 weaker contractions follow. Uterus and anal sphincter contract in rhythm. Uterine contractions come in waves from the top of the cervix. Resolution Phase Half of the erection is lost when blood returns to other parts of the body. Testes and scrotum return to normal size. Blood also returns to other parts of the body. Nipples return to normal size. Clitoris goes back to its PSY 265 normal position. PSY 265...
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This note was uploaded on 03/11/2011 for the course PSY 220 taught by Professor Lind during the Summer '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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