Human reproduction

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Human reproduction

  1. 1. Human Reproduction Anatomy of reproductive system
  2. 2. Male reproductive system • Testicles – Made up of numerous coiled seminiferous tubules. – Sperm is formed in these tubes. • Reproductive ducts – Epididymis: where the spems completes maturation – Vas deferens: where sperm is stored. – Urethra: duct
  3. 3. Male reproductive system • Glands • Seminal vesicles: secretes seminal fluids. • Prostate: prostatic fluid with substances that protects the sperm • Cowper’s glands: secretes lubricant to facilitate penetration.
  4. 4. • Corpora cavernosa: erectile tissue above the urethra • Corpus spongiosum: surrounds urethra and widens at the end. • Glans • Foreskin Male reproductive system
  5. 5. Female reproductive system The uterus has a thick muscular layer myometrium. Gestation occurs here. Mucus membrane. 2 tubes which collect the ova released by the ovaries. Fertilization occurs in these tubes. Lubrication is secreted to help feed the zygote.

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