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Briefly explain the male reproductive system

Male reproductive system

The main reproductive organ in males is a pair of testes.

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Male reproductive system

The main reproductive organ in males is a pair of testes.

They produce the male sex cells called sperms and also produce male sex hormone testosteroneMale main reproductive organs

 

The main reproductive organ in males is a pair of teste

They are present in scrotal sacs outside the body and contain seminiferous tubules as the structural and functional unit

Male sex cells, sperms, are produced by seminiferous tubules and mature in the epididymis

Leydig cells or interstitial cells present in between the seminiferous tubules secrete hormone testosterone

Male accessory reproductive organ

Several accessory reproductive organs that aid in the reproductive process

The prostate gland and the seminal vesicles are glands of reproductive system which make semen and nourish the sperms

Penis, having urethra passing through it, is called copulatory organ

Male Duct

In males, the vas deferens and the urethra are the main ducts

A single vas deferens carries sperms from respective testis up to urethra

Urethra acts as a common passage for semen and urine.


Male reproductive system

The main reproductive organ in males is a pair of testes.

They produce the male sex cells called sperms and also produce male sex hormone testosterone.

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