CFS 240 Chapter 05

CFS 240 Chapter 05 - Chapter 5 Male Anatomy I. 2 Myths of...

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Chapter 5 – Male Anatomy I. 2 Myths of Male Anatomy 1. not as complicated as female anatomy 2. not as important as female health A. Scrotum – loose pouch of skin forming outer pocket of lower abdominal 1. testicles secretes male hormones produce sperm lower temperature by 5/6 degrees (93) asymmetrical – left lower than right testicular cancer most common malignancy (15-34) less than 10% do self-examination a. seminiferous tubules – produce sperm highly coiled structure (uncoiled 1 mile) b. epididymus – stores sperm 70-74 days until mature 2. Vas deferens–duct -scrotum to ejaculator ducts a. vasectomy performed here B. Semen production glands a. seminal vesicles glands – 2 small glands adjacent to terminal of vas deferens major of seminal fluid produce here (70%) secretes alkaline fluid rich in sugar sugar contributes to maturity & motility b. prostate gland – size of walnut secretes 30% of ejaculate fluid secretes alkaline to counter act acidity of male uretha
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CFS 240 Chapter 05 - Chapter 5 Male Anatomy I. 2 Myths of...

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