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Male Reproductive System: Normal Gross and Microscopic Anatomy

  • Luigi Grazioli
  • Evangelos Apostolopoulos
  • Narciso Zappa

Abstract

The male reproductive system consists of the gonads (testes or testicles), the duct system (epididymis, ductus deferens and ejaculatory duct), accessory glands (seminal vesicles, prostate and bulbourethral glands) and external genital organs (scrotum and penis).

Keywords

Rete Testis Spermatic Cord Ejaculatory Duct Male Reproductive System Prostatic Urethra 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Luigi Grazioli
    • 1
  • Evangelos Apostolopoulos
    • 1
  • Narciso Zappa
    • 1
  1. 1.First Department of RadiologyA. O. Spedali CiviliBresciaItaly

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