• bladder

    The organ that collects and stores the urine produced by the kidney. The bladder is emptied through the urethra. Learn more about your body

  • 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. Learn more about your body

  • penis

    Refers to the male external sex organ. Urine and seminal fluid pass through the penis. Learn more about your body

  • 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. Learn more about your body

  • testicles

    Another term for testes. Learn more about your 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.” Learn more about your body

  • prostate

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

  • seminal vesicle

    One of two small organs beneath the bladder and connected to the urethra that produce seminal fluid. Learn more about your body