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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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- Winter '09
- Sperm, Luteinizing hormone, Spermatozoon, Sertoli cell