Male Reproductive Organs

Image Caption : Three-dimensional visualization reconstructed from scanned human data. Lateral view of the male reproductive system, with a cross-sectional wedge removed from the testicle. The interior of the testicle is comprised of multiple lobules with a system of septa that channel sperm to the Rete testis, an anastomosis of tubules at the posterior of the testicle. From here sperm enter into the efferent ductules, the epididymis, and finally the vas deferens; they then travel through the ejaculatory ducts that pass through the prostate to the urethra, and exit the body as component of semen upon ejaculation.

The male reproductive system consists of a number of sex organs that play a role in the process of human reproduction . These organs are located on the outside of the body and within the pelvis.

The main male sex organs are the penis and the testicles which produce semen and sperm, which, as part of sexual intercourse, fertilize an ovum in the female's body; the fertilized ovum (zygote) develops into a fetus, which is later born as an infant.

The corresponding system in females is the female reproductive system.

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