male genitalia


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MALE GENITAL ORGANS: Midsagittal section of male reproductive structures shown through the pelvic cavity

male genitalia

Reproductive organs of the male sex, including two bulbourethral (Cowper's) glands, two ejaculatory ducts, two glands producing spermatozoa (the testes or gonads), the penis with urethra, two seminal ducts (vasa deferentes or ducti deferentes), two seminal vesicles, two spermatic cords, the scrotum, and the prostate gland.
See: illustration; penis; prostate
See also: genitalia
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9, Banisia argutula male genitalia (Florida, Homestead, MGCL slide 3040); 10, B.
The shape of the male genitalia of the parental subspecies was similar between transects; average non-normalized morphological distance (D) was 0.
The color habitus plates, SEM photomicrographs, and male genitalia were prepared using Adobe Photoshop CS4 and numbered in Adobe Illustrator CS4.
Terminology follows Schuh & Slater (1995) for general morphology, Kelton (1959) and Cassis (2008) for male genitalia, and Fontes (1981) based on the works of Slater (1950) and Davis (1955) for female genitalia.
can be recognized by the following combination of characteristics: (1) hind wings with CuA curved apically; (2) faintly marked cross veins basal to CuA of hind wing; (3) posterolateral spines on abdominal segment II not well developed, restricted to a small projection; (4) male styliger plate almost rectangular, without well developed posterolateral projections; (5) male genitalia with two divergent sclerotized spines, directed posterolaterally, and a median membranous area, divided into two lobes (as in figure 3).
In the male genitalia the shape of the valves, their appendages and the gnathos are similar to M.
Also, the male genitalia in species of Nadleria is virtually identical to the male genitalia in species of Lachesilla in the group pedicularia, and in the specimen studied the distal halves of the claspers are extremely long, this and the peculiar paraproctal prongs also exclude the possibility of the specimen belonging in Nadleria.
It differs from that taxon in details of the pattern elements, the more intensively marked hindwing, and structures of male genitalia.
Male-to-female transgenders have been put in the MSM category, for having been born, and in some case still having male genitalia.