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Both maleandfemalereproductivetract fibrinogen that

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Unformatted text preview: ase), and prostaglandins Join the ductus deferens to form the ejaculatory duct Sperm and seminal fluid mix in the ejaculatory duct and enter the prostatic urethra during ejaculation Accessory Glands: Seminal Vesicles Seminal Lie on the posterior wall of the bladder and secrete 60% of the volume of semen Join the ductus deferens to form the ejaculatory duct The composition of the gland secretions include: High concentration of fructose that is easily metabolized by spermatozoa Prostaglandins that stimulate smooth muscle contractions in both male and female reproductive tract Fibrinogen that forms temporary clot within the vagina after ejaculation When the inactive sperms mix with the seminal fluid they undergo the first step of activation and the flagella start moving (in some book this is done by the help of the prostate) The secretion of the seminal gland are discharged into the ejaculatory duct under the control of the sympathetic system Seminal Vesicle Accessory Glands: Prostate Accessory Glands: Prostate Gland Doughnut­shaped gland that encircles part of the ______ inferior to the bladder Milky, slightly acid fluid, accounts for one­ third of the semen volume Plays a role in the activation of sperm Enters the prostatic urethra during ejaculation http:...
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This note was uploaded on 09/13/2011 for the course BIOL 2401 taught by Professor Rameriz during the Spring '11 term at University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson.

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