prevents the release of sperm when a man ejaculates.
the vasectomy is complete, sperm can no longer exit the body through
prevents sperm from mixing with semen by blocking the sperm ducts.
vasectomy, sperm continue to be produced.
continue to produce sperm, but they are broken down and absorbed by
only stops the sperm, not the semen.
percent of the semen is produced and released by the prostate.
ejaculate volumes range between 2 and 5 ccs.
only represent a small fraction of the ejaculate.
vesicles, Cowpers glands and urethral glands all contribute
to the ejaculate.
glands are not affected after a vasectomy.
vesicles and prostate gland produce a whitish fluid called seminal
fluid, which mixes with sperm to form semen.
fluid is what carries the sperm.
fluid is comprised of secretions produced by the prostate
gland, Cowpers gland and the seminal vesicles.
combine to produce various types of alkaline fluids.
from the prostate gland account for about 30% of seminal fluid.
vesicles produce about 60% of the seminal fluids.