#2 Male Reproduction The Male Reproductive System Vocab #2

Term Definition
Testosterone A hormone secreted by the testes, that stimulates the development of male sex organs, and sperm.
Erection A distended and rigid state of an organ or part containing erectile tissue, especially of the penis or the clitoris.
Semen The viscid, whitish fluid produced in the male reproductive organs, containing spermatozoa.
Ejaculation An abrupt emphatic utterance or exclamation; a discharge of semen.
Nocturnal Emission The release of semen during sleep.
Puberty The period or age at which a person is first capable of sexual reproduction of offspring
Genitals The sexual organs; the testicles and penis of a male or the labia, clitoris, and vagina of a female
Hormones any of various internally secreted compounds, formed in endocrine glands, that affect the functions of specifically receptive organs or tissues when transported to them by the body fluids.

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