8MALE (cont.) Testicle (Testes) 2 Small Glands Sperm producing Gland Contains several 100 yards ofcoiled spermNormal adult male produces 200 million sperm a day500 sperm lined up would only measure 1 inch!
9MALE (cont.) Scrotum Holds the Testicles Keeps Testes at a temperature slightly below the normal body temp. of 98.6 degreesAs body temp. increases the Scrotum lowers (muscles relax)As body temp. decreases the Scrotum raises and the Testes pull in (muscles contract)CLOTHING CAN BE A RISK!!!!!
10MALE (cont.) Epididymis Larger tube that joins the Testes A temporary storage facility forSpermIs where Sperm will mature
12MALE (cont.) Ejaculation Vasectomy About million Sperm in each EjaculationOne spoonful of Semen contains Million SpermVasectomyCutting of the Vas DeferensPrevents the Sperm from reaching the Seminal Vesicle to mix with the fluid
13CANCER OF THE TESTES – AT RISK AGE-GROUP IS MALE (cont.)SterilitySperm is weak, malformed or unable to join the egg cellCauses:Temperature changesExposure to certain chemicalsMumps as an AdultSTD’sTesticular and Prostate Cancer (pg. 441)CANCER OF THE TESTES – AT RISK AGE-GROUP IS15-35!!!!!! That means you guys!!!
18FEMALE (cont.) Uterus Pear shaped organ About the size of your fist Where fertilized eggsgrowWhen the egg isreleased the lining of the uterus begins to thicken preparing for fertilization
19FEMALE (cont.) Vagina Tubal (Ectopic) Pregnancy Birth Canal A muscular, very elastic tube that serves as a passage way to the UterusTubal (Ectopic) PregnancyEgg implants itself in the Fallopian TubeEgg is likely present during the middle of the Female’s monthly cycle
21FEMALE (cont.) Ovulation Menstruation Can occur more than once per monthMenstruationChange in hormone levels can interrupt or extend the cycleTime – more or less than 28 days (average)Prolonged menstrual flow can decrease a woman’s iron level