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Reproductive System

  • Date Submitted: 03/28/2010 08:08 PM
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The males reproductive organs or genitals are both located inside and outside themales body. The males reproductive organs are the: Testicles, the duct system, which is made up of the epididymis and the vas deferens, the accessory glands, which include the seminal vesicles and prostate gland, and the penis. When a male reaches puberty or sexual maturity, the testicles or testes produce and store sperm cells. A male has two testes and produces millions of sperm cells. The testicles are oval shaped and about two inches long and one inch in diameter.
The testes are not only part of the reproduction system but also the endocrine system because they produce a hormone called testosterone. Testosterone is a very important part of the male body during puberty. It is the reason they grow bigger and stronger. Testosterone is the reason they grow facial hair, body hair, get deeper voices, and also helps production of sperm.
“Body hair begins growing rapidly during puberty. Some boys will start to notice facial hair growing. Body hair will also begin to grow on the legs, arms, chest, and pubic areas. The reason for growing hair in these many new places is that your body is changing and entering adolescence” (Your sexual health, 1).
The vas deferens and the epididymis are both tubular substances in the male reproduction system. The vas deferens is a muscular tube that is around the testes. The epididymis is a set of coiled tubes they hang in the sack with the testes. This sack is better known as the scrotum. The scrotums purpose is to residue the temperature of the testes because if the testicles temperature gets hotter than the body temperature the testes will not produce sperm. The scrotum changes size to maintain the right temperature, when he body is cold the scrotum shrinks to maintain body temperature. When the body is hot the scrotum expands to get rid of body heat. The accessory glands and the seminal vesicles and the prostate gland provide fluid and nutrients...


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