Functions Of The Reproductive System
The reproductive system has the following basic functions:
- To procreate
- To produce eggs and sperm cells
- To hold and nurture developing progeny
- To produce hormones
Female Reproductive System Organs
The reproductive system of females consists of:
- Fallopian tube
Female Reproductive System Functions
The functions of the female reproductive system include the following:
- The continuity of human race. This is to ensure that a new generation will succeed after the other.
- The system wherein egg fertilization occurs.
- One of the most important female reproductive system functions is it also serve as the area where fetus develops until it is mature enough to survive outside the womb.
- Parts of the female reproductive system also serve as the passageway of menstruation, of ovum to the uterus, and of the fetus during childbirth.
- It contains endocrine glands that produce progesterone and estrogen.
- The functions of the reproductive system of men is mainly to procreate and for sexual intercourse.
- Passageway of urine and spermatozoa.
- Area where sperm is stored, develops, and matures
- Stores endocrine glands that produce testosterone
- The male reproductive system is also responsible for transmitting sperm from the epididymis to urethra.
- It also secretes seminal fluids that transports sperm and provides nourishment and protection against unreceptive acidic environment of the vagina.
- The male reproductive system also enhances the motility of the sperm and cleanses the urethra from sperm.