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Unformatted text preview: Epididymis-provides both a pathway and storage for immature sperm Bulbourethral gland-a mixing of sperm and seminal fluid Sperm are stored in the head of epididymis until ejaculation Leydig cells produce testosterone Sertoli cells (nurse cells) is where sperm stay to mature Controlling the Production of Sperm: Regulated by production of testosterone, which is regulated by pituitary hormone, follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) and leuteinizing hormone (LH) Both FSH and LH are time dependent, i.e. sexual maturity and are further regulated by Gonadotroprin Releasing Hormone (GnRH) GnRH- hypothalamus to base of brain Pipuitary to release FSH and LH FSH testicles sperm production LH Leydig testosterone...
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