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Cecie Starr + 3 others
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Match each structure with its description.

____ testis a. conveys sperm out of body
____ epididymis b. secretes semen components
____ labia majora c. stores sperm
____ urethra d. enclosed by scrotum
____ vagina e. releases oocyte during ovulation
____ ovary f. usual site of fertilization
____ oviduct g. lining of uterus
____ prostate gland h. fat-padded skin folds
____ endometrium i. birth canal

Summary Introduction

To match: Each disease with the type of organism that causes it.

Explanation

Testis – d. enclosed by scrotum

Testis is the primary male reproductive organ that produces the sperms. The testis projects out of the pelvic girdle and is present inside the scrotum.

Epididymis – c. stores sperms

The testis produces the sperms in its seminiferous tubules. The sperms from the seminiferous tubules are collected and stored in the epididymis. From the epididymis, the sperms are sent to the vas deferens.

Labia majora – h. fat-padded skin folds

Labia majora is part of female reproductive system. It is the fat-filled outer skin folds of the vulva.

Urethra – a. conveys sperm out of the body

Urethra is present in both males and females. In males, the sperm with the semen is ejaculated out through the urethra during intercourse.

Vagina – i. birth canal

Vagina is part of the female reproductive system. The baby is delivered from the uterus through the vagina. Hence, it is also called as birth canal.

Ovary – e. releases oocyte during ovulation

Ovaries are part of the female reproductive system...

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