How the Central Nervous System Controls Erection & Ejaculation


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What are chemical nerve messengers?

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1. The _____ is composed of the brain and spinal cord.

2. _____ and _____ are erectile neurotransmitters.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Study how much you know about nervous system control on erection and ejaculation with this worksheet/quiz. You'll be tested on chemical nerve messengers and the brain and spinal cord as a system.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Find out what you know about:

  • Erectile neurotransmitters
  • The penis when it's full of blood and enlarged
  • Sperm and how it moves in and out of the penis

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on nervous system control on erection and ejaculation
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of erectile neurotransmitters to remember the names of two of them
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the process of how the penis releases sperm

Additional Learning

Enlighten your understanding of male sexual anatomy and how it operates with the lesson named How the Central Nervous System Controls Erection & Ejaculation. You'll be learning more about the following:

  • The sequential order of sexual function in the body of a male
  • How the brain is involved in that process
  • Neurotransmitters with regard to an erection
  • Norepinephrine