Male reproductive system 1
The parts of the male reproductive system.
Sperm (spermatazoa) are produced in the testes.
The two testes are located in the scrotal sac. The temperature in the
scrotum is below body temperature because sperm production is inhibited by
The testes are composed of many fine, coiled seminiforous
tubules. (Total length 500 metres) These, in turn lead to the epididymes
where sperm are stored.
The epididymes lead into the sperm ducts.
The sperm ducts link up with the urinary tract to form the urethra.
The prostate gland and Cowpers
glands add secretions (mainly nutrients) to the sperm during