Ch 10: The Male Reproductive System Study Guide

About This Chapter

The Male Reproductive System chapter of this Human Physiology Study Guide course is the simplest way to master the male reproductive system. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure you learn the essentials of male reproductive system.

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Students Will Review

This chapter helps students review the concepts in a male reproductive system unit of a standard human physiology course. Topics covered include:

  • The male reproductive system's internal and external anatomy
  • How the testicles function
  • How sperm are produced
  • Sperm's travel from the testes to the urethral opening
  • Reproductive hormones in men

9 Lessons in Chapter 10: The Male Reproductive System Study Guide
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Meiosis I Stages: Prophase I, Metaphase I, Anaphase I & Telophase I

1. Meiosis I Stages: Prophase I, Metaphase I, Anaphase I & Telophase I

Meiosis is a special type of cell division that makes gamete cells for sexual reproduction and has various phases. Learn more about the meiosis I stages such as prophase I, metaphase I, anaphase I and telophase I.

Meiosis II: Definition, Stages & Comparison to Meiosis I

2. Meiosis II: Definition, Stages & Comparison to Meiosis I

Meiosis II has a different function in each of its stages; interphase, prophase II, metaphase II, anaphase II and telophase II. Learn more about these phases, their usages and comparison to meiosis I.

Male Reproductive System: Functions, Organs & Anatomy

3. Male Reproductive System: Functions, Organs & Anatomy

The male reproductive system includes various structures and pathways to transport sperm. Learn about the anatomy, organs, and functions of the male reproductive system.

Male Reproductive System: Accessory Gland Functions

4. Male Reproductive System: Accessory Gland Functions

Ninety-five percent of semen is made from secretions from the accessory glands. Learn about the male reproductive system, the difference between sperm and semen, and the functions of the accessory glands (seminal vesicles, prostate, & bulbourethral).

Testicular Anatomy: Structure, Terms & Diagrams

5. Testicular Anatomy: Structure, Terms & Diagrams

The testes are the male reproductive organs where spermatogenesis and hormone production occur. Learn about testicular anatomy, the functions of the testes, what takes place in between the seminiferous tubules, and the importance of the testes in human reproduction.

Male Reproductive System: External Anatomy

6. Male Reproductive System: External Anatomy

The external anatomy of the male reproductive system includes the penis, scrotum, and testes, which are designed to work in unison to impregnate females of the same species. Take a closer look at the structures and functions of the human penis, scrotum, and testes.

Spermatogenesis: How the Male Reproductive System Produces Sperm

7. Spermatogenesis: How the Male Reproductive System Produces Sperm

Spermatogenesis is a process that takes place in the seminiferous tubules where sperm, or male gametes, are formed. Discover other processes and concepts about the production of sperm in the male reproductive system.

Sperm's Journey from the Testes to Urethral Orifice

8. Sperm's Journey from the Testes to Urethral Orifice

Spermatozoa are produced in the testes, beginning a journey that plays an important role in reproduction. Explore the detailed path sperm takes from the testes to the urethral orifice with the end goal of passing on its DNA by fertilizing a female egg.

The HPG Axis: Hormones of Male Reproduction

9. The HPG Axis: Hormones of Male Reproduction

Male reproduction is controlled by hormones. Learn about this process, including how males change as they experience puberty. Explore the HPG Axis, the hypothalamus, the anterior pituitary, LH, FSH, gonads, testosterone, and inhibin.

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