Penis - Penis During sexual intercourse the penis is...

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Penis During sexual intercourse, the penis is inserted into the vagina; thus, it is the primary means of sperm delivery to the female. It is composed of three cylindrical bodies of erectile tissue : a single corpus spongiosum along the ventral side of the penis and two paired corpora cavernosa . Distally, the corpus spongiosum forms the glans and both tissues form the shaft of the penis; proximally these tissues form the bulb and crura of the penis (collectively known as the root of the penis ). (See Figure 5). Figure 5 The Female Reproductive System The function of the female reproductive system is to produce and deliver ova , to make the female sex hormones , to nourish and protect the developing fetus, and give birth to the fetus. In most mammals, the female also provides sustenance and nourishment to the developing infant. Ovaries The ovaries are located in the abdominal cavity and are anchored by the ovarian, suspensory and broad ligaments. The ovaries produce and develop the ova and the female sex hormones. Each
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