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Contraception
...  cost a considerable amount. Contraception could be classified into two: birth control and protection. Birth control, as the word suggests, is the control of the fertilization of the egg cell and the sperm cell resulting in pregnancy. Protection is for those who are not in a monogamous relationship, and for those who would also like to prevent the infection of any sexually transmitted diseases,  ...

Uterus
...  which the unfertilized egg cells travel through when a woman is ovulating, meaning she is producing eggs. These tubes are also the part where the fertilization of the egg cell by the male’s sperm cell happens. The uteri of women who are of birthing age go through a monthly cycle, called menstruation. In most, if not all, cultures, this is considered as the rite of passage for women to  ...

Spermatozoa
...  the production of testosterone. During puberty, the testosterone blood levels of men increase. This true male gonadal hormone then stimulates spermatogenesis or the formation of spermatozoa or sperm cells in the testes. The epididymis serves as the storage area of the sperm cells. With the help of the sertoli cells in the seminiferous tubules, the sperm cells mature. Upon sexual arousal,  ...

Pituitary Hormones
...  The follicle-stimulating hormone’s actions vary, based on the gender of the body that it inhabits. The follicle-stimulating hormone in males encourage the testes to secrete a healthy amount of sperm cells. In females, the same hormone takes care of the egg development, the monthly cycle and the production of estrogen. The luteinizing hormone works with the follicle-stimulating hormone. The  ...

Epididymis
...  to the near end of the testes, and is measuring for about 5.5 meters long, although its length could not be recognized due to its coiled feature. This part of the male reproductive organ keeps the sperm cells safe until its final stage of maturation- that is, the maturation of the tail. Its head is known for its expanded portion that is clearly visible, and its body slowly fades out as it  ...

Spermatic Ducts
...  spermatic ducts are the complex part of the male reproductive system designed to transport and store sperms. Basically, its responsibility is to keep the sperm cells until they are ready for release, and to transport them to the urethra by passing through the testes. These ducts does not form the semen - it forms through the reproductive glands. The so-called glands make additives to create a  ...


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