• bladder

    The organ that collects and stores the urine produced by the kidney. The bladder is emptied through the urethra.

  • vas deferens

    A long, narrow tube that carries sperm from each epididymis to the seminal vesicles during ejaculation. The plural of vas deferens is vasa deferentia.

  • penis

    Refers to the male external sex organ. Urine and seminal fluid pass through the penis.

  • urethra

    The tube from which you urinate. The urethra empties the bladder and carries urine to the urethral opening. In males, the urethra runs through the penis and also carries ejaculate and pre-ejaculate. In females, the opening is above the vaginal opening and below the external clitoris.

  • testicles

    Another term for testes.

  • scrotum

    Refers to the male sac or pouch, divided into two parts, that encloses the testes.

  • epididymis

    The tube that is coiled on top of and behind the testes where sperm are stored.

  • anus

    The small external opening to the rectum, located between the buttocks from which solid waste (feces) leaves the body. 

  • Cowper’s glands

    The glands beneath the prostate gland that are attached to the urethra. The Cowper’s glands are only found in the biological male body and play an important role in the protection of sperm during ejaculation. Also called “bulbourethral glands.”

  • prostate

    A walnut to golf ball-sized gland located below the bladder in biological males. The prostate secretes fluid that protects sperm.

  • seminal vesicle

    One of two small organs beneath the bladder and connected to the urethra that produce seminal fluid.

  • bladder

    The organ that collects and stores the urine produced by the kidney. The bladder is emptied through the urethra.

  • vas deferens

    A long, narrow tube that carries sperm from each epididymis to the seminal vesicles during ejaculation. The plural of vas deferens is vasa deferentia.

  • penis

    Refers to the male external sex organ. Urine and seminal fluid pass through the penis.

  • urethra

    The tube from which you urinate. The urethra empties the bladder and carries urine to the urethral opening. In males, the urethra runs through the penis and also carries ejaculate and pre-ejaculate. In females, the opening is above the vaginal opening and below the external clitoris.

  • testicles

    Another term for testes.

  • Cowper’s glands

    The glands beneath the prostate gland that are attached to the urethra. The Cowper’s glands are only found in the biological male body and play an important role in the protection of sperm during ejaculation. Also called “bulbourethral glands.”

  • prostate

    A walnut to golf ball-sized gland located below the bladder in biological males. The prostate secretes fluid that protects sperm.

  • seminal vesicle

    One of two small organs beneath the bladder and connected to the urethra that produce seminal fluid.