Testículos

Definición

Los testículos son dos órganos reproductores masculinos en forma de huevo que están localizados en el escroto y que producen los espermatozoides y la hormona masculina testosterona.

Temas relacionados:

Camino de emisión del esperma

Nombres alternativos

Testes; Gónadas masculinas

Figures

Anatomía reproductiva masculinaEspermatozoide

Referencias

Elder JS. Disorders and anomalies of the scrotal contents. In: Kliegman RM, Behrman RE, Jenson HB, Stanton BF, eds. Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics. 19th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2011:chap 539.

Brooks JD. Anatomy of the lower urinary tract and male genitalia. In: Wein AJ, ed. Campbell-Walsh Urology. 9th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2007:chap 2.

Revision

Last reviewed 8/12/2011 by Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington, School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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