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Definition of Male genitalia

  • Medical Author:
    William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR

    Dr. Shiel received a Bachelor of Science degree with honors from the University of Notre Dame. There he was involved in research in radiation biology and received the Huisking Scholarship. After graduating from St. Louis University School of Medicine, he completed his Internal Medicine residency and Rheumatology fellowship at the University of California, Irvine. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.

Male genitalia: The genital organs of the male. These are usually separated by convention into the external and internal genitalia.

The male external genitalia comprise the penis, the male urethra, and the scrotum.

The male internal genitalia comprise the testis, epididymis, vas deferens, seminal vesicle, ejaculatory duct, bulbourethral gland, and the prostate.

See also: Male external genitalia; and Male internal genitalia.

Reviewed on 12/21/2018

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