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Male External Genital Organs

  • The male genital organs are classified into 2 types- external and internal.

From surgical and clinical perspective, the male external genital organs contain these structures:

There are some ailments related to them that the doctors and surgeons usually diagnose during clinical practice. Precisely, phimosis, cancer glans penis, hydrocele, varicocele, hernias, testicular tumor, etc. Surgeons specially performs these surgical procedures related to these structures (example, circumcision, herniorrhaphy, etc).

External and internal male genital organs.

Organs Functions
External genital organs Penis 1. Copulation
2. Passage for semen and urine
Scrotum Maintenance of testicular temperature for proper spermatogenesis
Internal genital organs Testis Production of sperms and male hormones
Epididymis Reservoir and maturation of sperms
Vas deferens Transportation of sperms
Prostate and Production of secretions to seminal form the bulk of semen and vesicles provide nutrition to sperms
Bulbourethral glands Produce oily secretion for lubrication of urethra

Axiom: In men, the physical examination of the abdomen isn’t whole with no evaluation of external genitalia.

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By Dr. Joseph H Volker | 2018-08-30T09:43:58+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Anatomy, Organs, Pelvis|0 Comments