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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 7/31/2019

Updated by: Sovrin M. Shah, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Urology, The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY. 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.