Male Reproductive System

The Male Reproductive System Channel answers your questions about parts of the male anatomy and how they function. Learn how the different parts of the male reproductive system work in this section.

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Scrotum

What is the definition of scrotum? Learn about the anatomical function of the scrotum as a part of the male reproductive system.


Penis

What is the definition of penis? Learn about the anatomy and physiology of the penis as part of the male reproductive system.

Prostate Gland

What is the definition of the prostate gland? Learn about the anatomy and physiology of the prostate gland in the male reproductive system.

What are the definitions of PSA and PSA testing terms? Learn about PSA and PSA testing for monitoring prostate gland health.

What is the definition of scrotum? Learn about the anatomical function of the scrotum as a part of the male reproductive system.

How Male Puberty Works

Ah, puberty -- perhaps the most awkward time in a boy's life, when hair sprouts in odd places, voices crack and acne makes its unwelcome appearance. What's going on inside the body of a pubescent boy?

Are circumcisions really necessary?

Would you jump off a bridge if all your friends did? What if your friends were all circumcising their sons? See if there's a medical reason for slicing off foreskin -- or if we're nurturing an outdated, barbaric practice.

The male reproductive system consists of those structures in the male body designed to create life. The system includes the testes, a network of ducts, seminal vesicles, the prostate gland, and the penis.

What is the definition of blue balls? Learn what the slang term 'blue balls' means, how it is used and where it originated.

Whether to opt for circumcision is up to personal preference. Learn about the reasons to reconsider your circumcision preferences.

What is the definition of premature ejaculation? Learn about the causes of premature ejaculation and methods of treatment available.