2010 MALE REPRO 1 Complete +Lab - Male Reproductive System...

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Male Reproductive System: I Roger Bick Reading : Gartner and HiattChapter 18, pp369-380; Klein and McKenzie, pp 271-285 Learning Objectives : From the material presented in this lecture and in the laboratory session, you should be able to: Describe the investment tunics of the testes. - Differentiate the morphology and function of the Sertoli cells and spermatogenic (sperm) cells. - Describe the process of spermiogenesis - Describe the head and tail regions of the spermatozoan. - Understand the relationship among the hypothalamus, pituitary, and interstitial cells of the testes. Key Words : testes, seminiferous tubules, Sertoli cell, spermatogenesis, spermatocytes, spermiogenesis, spermatozoan, and Leydig cell. Introduction: a) Role of the male reproductive system i) Produce and transport spermatozoa ii) Produce glandular secretions as nutrients for sperm iii) Deliver semen (Latin for seed) into female tract b) Components of the system i) Two testes (primary sex organs) ii) Series of excretory ducts iii) Sex accessory glands iv) Penis 2) Testes: a) Histology i) Paired ovoid glands within scrotum. ii)
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This note was uploaded on 12/25/2010 for the course NEUROBIOLO MSI taught by Professor Rogerj.bick during the Spring '10 term at University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

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2010 MALE REPRO 1 Complete +Lab - Male Reproductive System...

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