Class 10 Biology How Do Organisms Reproduce Human Male Reproductive system

Human Male Reproductive system

 Human male reproductive system consists of the following parts:

  • Testes
    • Occur in pairs
    • Produce sperms
    • Produce male hormone, testosterone
  • Scrotum
    • Extension of abdominal cavity containing testes
    • Protects testes
    • Maintains a temperature lower than body temperature
  • Epididymis
    • Complex tube like structure in scrotum
    • Stores sperms, helps in passage of sperms
  • Vas deferens
    • Tube like structure emerging from lower part of epididymus
    • Opens to the ejaculatory duct
  • Penis
    • Muscular, copulatory organ
    • Discharge sperms when stimulated
  • Urethra
    • Tube like structure
    • Common passage for both sperms & urine

Reproductive glands:

  • Prostate gland
    • Secretes milky fluid that helps in sperms mobility
  • Seminal vesicles
    • Produce viscous fluid which help in sperm mobility in female
  • Cowper’s gland

Secretes mucous to lubricate female passage

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