Question - Which of the following is a secreting gland in the male reproductive system?

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Most of the male reproductive system is located outside of the body. These external structures are the penis, scrotum, epididymis, and testes. The internal organs of the male reproductive system are called accessory organs. They include the vas deferens, seminal vesicles, prostate gland, and bulbourethral glands. It's made up from secretions from the three accessory glands. The seminal vesicles, the prostate and the bulbourethral glands all contribute to the production of semen. The seminal vesicles provide nutrients and mobility to previously immobile sperm. Semen is pushed out of the male's body through his urethra — this process is called ejaculation. The male accessory glands are the ampullary gland, seminal vesicles, prostate, bulbourethral gland, and urethral glands. Each ejaculatory duct is formed by the union of the vas deferens with the duct of the seminal vesicle. They pass through the prostate, and open into the urethra at the seminal colliculus. During ejaculation, semen passes through the prostate gland, enters the urethra and exits the body via the urinary meatus.

https://www.healthline.com/health/how-is-sperm-produced

How is sperm produced? There is a system of tiny tubes in the testicles. These tubes, called the seminiferous tubules, house the germ cells that hormones — including testosterone, the male sex hormone — cause to turn into sperm. The tails push the sperm into a tube behind the testes called the epididymis.

https://www.britannica.com/science/bulbourethral-gland

Bulbourethral gland, also called Cowper's Gland, either of two pea-shaped glands in the male, located beneath the prostate gland at the beginning of the internal portion of the penis; they add fluids to semen during the process of ejaculation (q. v. ).

https://www.livescience.com/32751-what-does-the-prostate-gland-do.html

The prostate gland is a male reproductive organ whose main function is to secrete prostate fluid, one of the components of semen. The muscles of the prostate gland also help propel this seminal fluid into the urethra during ejaculation.

https://genetics.thetech.org/ask/ask76

This was because people believed that the right testicle made "boy" sperm and the left made "girl" sperm.

https://www.healthline.com/human-body-maps/left-testicular-vein

The left testicle is bigger than the right one; therefore, the left vein is longer than the right. Because the left vein is longer, it is subject to more difficulties when draining. Poor drainage can lead to pathological conditions such as testicular swelling and pain.

https://www.healthline.com/health/healthy-sex/swallowing-semen

For the most part, yes, the components that make up semen are safe to ingest. Swallowed semen is digested in the same way as food. However, in very rare circumstances, some people might discover that they're allergic to semen. This is also known as human seminal plasma hypersensitivity (HSP).

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/326586.php

Researchers found that men ages 40–49 that ejaculated more frequently had a lower risk of prostate cancer. Men with the lowest risk ejaculated at least 21 times per month.

https://www.healthline.com/health/mens-health/semen-smell

Fishy, rotten, or foul-smelling semen isn't normal. If the smell persists, it could be a sign of a sexually transmitted infection (STI) or other underlying condition, such as: Trichomoniasis. This bacterial infection can cause itching and burning, as well as smelly penile discharge.

https://www.open.edu/openlearn/nature-environment/natural-history/sperm-counts

Sperm across the animal world We can produce between 40 million and 500 million sperm in a good ejaculation. A ram regularly releases 95 billion, which is approximately 1000 times more. A human male can usually manage sex up to three or four times a day.

https://consumer.healthday.com/encyclopedia/children-s-health-10/child-development-news-124/how-to-t

Boys begin to have wet dreams when they reach puberty, usually between the ages of 9 and 15. A boy's first ejaculation may occur during a wet dream, and when he wakes up, he may not realize what happened.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Female_sperm

Female sperm can refer to either: A sperm which contains an X chromosome, produced in the usual way by a male, referring to the occurrence of such a sperm fertilizing an egg and giving birth to a female.

https://www.plannedparenthood.org/learn/pregnancy/how-pregnancy-happens

Sperm are microscopic cells that are made in testicles. Sperm mixes with other fluids to make semen (cum), which comes out of the penis during ejaculation. If semen gets in the vagina, the sperm cells can swim up through the cervix and uterus and into the fallopian tubes, looking for an egg.