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The penis is the male sex organ, reaching its full size during puberty.

In addition to its sexual

function, the penisacts as a conduit for urine to leave the body. ... Glans (head) of the penis: In
uncircumcised men, the glans is covered with pink, moist tissue called mucosa. Covering the
glans is the foreskin (prepuce)

Somewhere between the ages of 9 and 15, your pituitary

gland releases hormones that tell your body to start
making testosterone. Puberty begins and brings changes.
Your testes (testicles), scrotum, penis, and pubic hair all
begin to grow. Testosterone levels peak in your late teens
to early 20s.

Human scrotum in a relaxed state (left) and a tense state (right)


The scrotum is an anatomical male reproductive structure that consists of a suspended dual-
chambered sack of skin and smooth muscle that is present in most terrestrial male mammals and
located under the penis. One testis is typically lower than the other to avoid compression in the
event of impact.[1] The perineal raphe is a small, vertical, slightly raised ridge of scrotal skin under
which is found the scrotal septum. It appears as a thin longitudinal line that runs front to back over
the entire scrotum. The scrotum contains the external spermatic
fascia, testes, epididymis and ductus deferens. It is a distention of the perineum and carries some
abdominal tissues into its cavity including the testicular artery, testicular vein and pampiniform
plexus. In humans and some other mammals, the scrotum becomes covered with pubic
hair at puberty. The scrotum will usually tighten during penile erection and when exposed to cold

Your penis and scrotum are the two parts of the male (or whats
typically called male) external sex anatomy (outside your body).

The shaft of your penis extends from the tip to where it connects
to your lower belly. It looks like a tube. Your urethra is inside the
The foreskin is a patch of skin that covers and protects the head
(AKA glans). When your penis gets hard, the foreskin pulls back
and the tip is exposed. In some cultures, foreskin is circumcised
(when a doctor surgically removes your foreskin) soon after birth,
so not everyone has it.
The frenulum is where your foreskin meets the underside of your
penis. It looks like a small V just below the head. Usually part of
it remains after circumcision. And for many people, its very
Scrotum (balls)
The scrotum is the sac of skin that hangs below your penis. Your
scrotum holds your testicles and keeps them at the right
temperature. If its too cold, your scrotum pulls your testicles
closer to your body. If it's too warm, your testicles hang away
from your body.

Your scrotum is covered with wrinkly skin and hair. Your scrotum
can be big or small, have a little or a lot of hair, and vary in color.
Some peoples scrotum is larger on one side than the other.

The scrotum is super sensitive, so any hitting or twisting is

extremely painful. But many people like having their scrotum
gently touched during sex.
The arteries relax and open up to let more blood to flow in; at the same time, the veins close up.
Once blood is in the penis, pressure traps it within the corpora cavernosa. Your penis expands
and holds the erection. When the inflow of blood stops and the veins open, your penis becomes

Human scrotum in a relaxed state (left) and a tense state (right)