Unformatted text preview: it encloses the spongy urethra. The prepuce covers the glans penis. Glands • The seminal vesicles empty into the ejaculatory duct. • The prostate gland consists of glandular and muscular tissue and empties into the urethra. • The bulbourethral glands are glands that empty into the urethra. Secretions • Semen is a mixture of gland secretions and sperm cells. • The bulbourethral glands and the urethral mucous glands produce mucus that neutralizes the acidic pH of the urethra. • The testicular secretions contain sperm cells. • The seminal vesicle fluid contains nutrients, prostaglandins, and proteins that coagulate. • The prostate fluid contains nutrients and proteolytic enzymes, and it neutralizes the pH of the vagina....
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- Fall '10
- Anthropology, Urethra, Semen, rete testis, seminal vesicle, spongy urethra