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Young male reproductive system

Young male reproductive system

Overview

The main function of the male reproductive system is the production of viable sperm in sufficient quantities to increase the likelihood of fertilization of the female egg.

Review Date 8/22/2016

Updated by: Laura J. Martin, MD, MPH, ABIM Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Atlanta, GA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.