Human Reproduction Problem Set

Problem 6: The sperm journey

Sperm are stored in the epididymis, ascend into the vas deferens prior to ejaculation, and are discharged from the penis through the urethra.

A. seminiferous tubules, prostate gland, vas deferens.
B. epididymis, vas deferens, urethra.
Secretions from the seminal vesicle and bulbourethral gland are added to sperm during this journey to constitute semen.
C. epididymis, epididymis, urethra.
D. epididymis, prostate gland, urethra.
E. vas deferens, urethra, erectile tissue.

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