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Route of Sperm
*Task* –In point write out the: 1.Route of the sperm from its initial existence until it leaves the penis 2.Route of the sperm as it enters the vagina 3.Route of the egg during menstruation
The sperm form in the seminiferous tubules –stored in the eppididdymus. They are carried by the vas deferens Here the sperm pass through the seminal vesicle then the prostate. Here they are joined the urethra which carries it down and out through the penis.
Testes Epididymis Vas Deferens (or Sperm Duct) Urethra
2. Here the sperm enter the vagina and then pass through the cervix into the uterus. From here the sperm travels towards the ovum through the fallopian tubes.
During ovulation the egg leaves the ovary and is guided into the fallopian tube. If fertilized it will travels down the fallopian tube and into the uterus. It its not fertilized the egg will leave via the cervix and vagina.
The Human Female Reproductive System THE PATH THE EGG TRAVELS Ovary Oviduct or Fallopian Tube Uterus Cervix Vagina
Anatomy of a Sperm Head- Contains the D.N.A in the nucleus Midpiece- Contains the mitochondria which provides energy for movement Tail- Known as a flagellum and used to create movement