4PENIS What does it do? 1. allows passage of urine; 2. allows passage of semen;3. provides sensation (has many nerve endings)***Urine or sperm passes through the penis in a small tube called the urethra.
6FORESKINForeskin is the skin covering on the tip of the penis. It is a parent’s choice to remove the foreskin or keep it on. It is completely normal either way.
7SCROTUM Skin covered sac that hangs from body What it does: 1. Holds testicles2. Regulates temperature of testiclesBrings the testicles closer to the body when coldDrops the testicles lower when warm3. Provides sensation
8TESTICLESWhat does it do:1. ProducesSPERM2. ProducesTESTOSTERONE
9TESTOSTERONE 1. Facial and body hair to grow 2. Deepening of voice Testosterone causes:1. Facial and body hair to grow2. Deepening of voice3. Broadening of shoulders4. Influences sperm production
15SEMINAL VESICLES Provides thick secretions (fluid) that: 1. Nourish Sperm2. HelpspermmoveeasierFound nearthe base of thebladder
16PROSTATE GLAND Secretes thin, milky fluid that: 1. Adds to sperms mobility and2. Protects sperm from acid in female reproductive system
17COWPER’S GLAND Also known as Bulbourethral (Bulb-o-urethral) Glands Provides CLEAR fluid that:Cleansesurethraof acidto protectsperm
18Testicular Self Exams Perform after a shower when scrotum is relaxed 1. Stand in front of mirror with penis out of way2. Examine testicles. Hold each testicle between thumbs and fingers, rolling gently between fingers.