The male reproductive system

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The male reproductive system

  1. 1. THEMALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM Prepared by: MARICARR G. DEL MUNDO
  2. 2. SEXUAL REPRODUCTION• A process by which the egg cell nuclei and the sperm cell are brought together through fertilization
  3. 3. THE MALEREPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM
  4. 4. PARTS• TESTES OR TESTICLES -oval bodies consisting of fine tubules enclosed in a tough, fibrous sheath
  5. 5. GONADS
  6. 6. SEMINIFEROUS TUBULES• Produce sperm cell or spermatozoaEPIDIDYMIS• Mass of tubes along the sides of the testes• Temporary storage place of the sperm
  7. 7. VAS DEFERENS• It receives the sperm, carries them up and delivers them into the urethraSEMINAL VESICLE• A gland that produce part of the seminal secretion
  8. 8. SCROTUM• A bag or pouch which kept the testes cooler than the body temperature• Made up of involuntary muscle fibers as part of the skin that make the scrotum draw up when chilled and hang down when heated
  9. 9. PROSTATE GLAND• Produces a thin, watery, alkaline secretion that mixes with the sperm cell and other secretion to form the semenCOWPERS GLAND• located together with the prostate gland near the upper end of the urethra
  10. 10. PENIS• A mass of erectile tissue (blood spaces surrounded by fibrous case) arranged in three columnsFORESKIN OR PREPUCE• A loose skin ends in a fold which covers the sensitive head of the penis
  11. 11. TESTOSTERONE• Male sex hormone• Controls the development of secondary sex characteristics, making a man feel and look like a man
  12. 12. THE HUMAN SPERMCELL (spermatozoa)
  13. 13. MAJOR PARTS1.Head2.Neck3.Connecting piece4.Tail
  14. 14. • When the sperm penetrates an ovum during fertilization the tail separates from the rest of the sperm, the head and the connecting piece enter the ovum and the zygote is formed
  15. 15. The ovum and the sperm cell

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