Human Reproduction: Male Reproductive System Test

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Where does the prostate gland surround the urethra?

As it leaves the urinary bladder

During fetal growth, where do the testes develop initially?

In the posterior abdominal wall

What is the optimal temperature for spermatogenesis?

Slightly lower temperature

Which gland produces prostatic fluid that is added to semen?

Prostate gland

What is the most common site of ductal blockage in cases of excurrent duct obstruction in azoospermia?


Which of the following is a potential cause of retrograde ejaculation?

Diabetes mellitus

What is the average time from vaginal penetration to ejaculation in men with premature ejaculation?

1 minute

Which of the following is NOT a potential cause of secondary or acquired anejaculation?


In ejaculatory disorders, aspermia refers to:

Ejaculation with no semen produced

"Seminal vesicles" are commonly affected by which type of azoospermia?

Obstructive azoospermia

Which condition is characterized by the failure of ejaculation?


What is the main consequence of internal trauma with perforation of the membranous and prostatic urethra?


What is the main function of Leydig cells in the testes?

Produce androgens

Which hormone stimulates Leydig cells to secrete testosterone?

Luteinizing hormone (LH)

What is the role of Sertoli cells in the testes?

Provide structural support

What is the correct order of the stages in spermatogenesis?

Spermatogonia, primary spermatocyte, secondary spermatocyte, spermatids

Where do spermatozoa quickly transfer through before reaching the epididymis?

Efferent ductules

Which part of the male urethra runs through the prostate gland?

Prostatic urethra

What is the function of the bulbourethral (Cowper's) glands?

Secrete mucus to lubricate the spongy urethra

'The external urethral sphincter is innervated by branches of which nerve?'

Pudendal nerve

Test your knowledge on the male reproductive system including the testes, epididymis, and ductus deferens. Questions cover the structure and functions of each component.

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