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Testicular anatomy

Testicular anatomy

Overview

The penis is the male organ of reproduction and also the organ of urinary excretion. The testes are a paired set of glands that produce sperm. The scrotum is the sac that houses the testes.

Review Date 8/26/2017

Updated by: Jennifer Sobol, DO, urologist with the Michigan Institute of Urology, West Bloomfield, MI. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.