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Male reproductive anatomy
Male reproductive anatomy


Sperm
Sperm


Testes

Definition:

The testes are two egg-shaped male reproductive organs located in the scrotum . They produce sperm and the male hormone, testosterone .

Related topics:



Alternative Names:

Testicles; Gonads - male



Information:



References:

Elder JS. Disorders and anomalies of the scrotal contents. In: Kliegman RM, Behrman RE, Jenson HB, Stanton BF, eds. Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics. 18th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2007:chap 545.

Brooks JD. Anatomy of the lower urinary tract and male genitalia. In: Wein AJ, ed. Campbell-Walsh Urology. 9th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2007:chap 2.




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