The Reproductive System: Its Functions And Disorders

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The Reproductive System Its Functions And Disorders.

The reproductive system is the part of the human body that is necessary to continue the human existent. Reproduction in humans normally would begin by a male and female having sexual intercourse with each other.

Men and women are both unique in the way their bodies and are formed and developed. Men and women both go through the most changes during their adolescent years when they begin going through puberty. Puberty normally begin in a male from the age of 11 and continues through the age of 16. Boys will develop a deeper voice; growth of hair on their face and body, a boy will have spurts of muscle growth, their testes will begin to produce sperm. A teenage boy will start producing a hormone called testosterone that is produced by their testes. Male’s reproductive system primary genitalia are their testes.

The human male reproductive system organs are located outside of the body around the pelvic region of a male (wikipedia, 2010). The testes produce sperm that would fertilize the female’s egg. Males have several secondary genitalia’s the penis, sperm ducts, epididymis, vas deferens and the urethra. The urethra is used for two purposes to urine and to ejaculate semen. Males also have accessory glands such as the prostate gland, seminal vesicles, and bulbourethral glands. The prostate gland contributes fluid for ejaculation. Prostate fluids helps to nourish the sperm (Web Md, 2009). The seminal vesicle makes up most of the volume of a man's ejaculatory fluid and provide the sperm with nutrients that give the sperm energy(Web Md, 2009). Bulbourethral glands produce a clear, slippery fluid that empties directly into the urethra. This fluid serves to lubricate the urethra ...

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