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The production of sperm requires a lower temperature than body temperature (in mammals) therefore it is necessary for the testies to be removed from the general mass of the body.

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Why do testes in mammals descend into scrotum?

Because sperms need a little less temperature

Why do testis in mammals descend in scrotum?

Because it requires a lower temperature for the testis to produce sperms

Failure of the testicles to descend into the scrotum is called what?


What is failure of the testes to descend in the scrotum?

That is termed cryptorchidism

One testicle fails to descend into the scrotum?


Why does a male testicle descend into the scrotum?

A male's testicle's descend into the scrotum after birth, to allow them to function. The testicles, need a lower temperature than that of the body in order to manufacture sperm.

Condition of testes do not descend into scrotum before birth?


What is the sac that contains the testes?

This would be the scrotum. The testicles descend into the scrotum usually within the first few months of life.

Do a boy's testicles drop?

Boy's testicles descend from their abdomen into their scrotum.

Failure of the tests to descend into the scrotum before birth is known as?


What hormone stimulates the testes to descend into the scrotum during development?


What is the medical term meaning failure of the testes to descend into the scrotum sac?


Which condition is a developmental defect in which one testicle fails to descend into the scrotum?


Is the scrotum found outside of the body?

Your testes descend from abdominal cavity to the scrotum. There is difference of one degree Celsius from body. It is lower in the scrotum. This one degree Celsius lower temperature is necessary for production of the sperms.

Why does the the testes descend into scrotum?

too keep them at the correct temperature to produce that most amount of sperm

Why do testes descend into the scrotum?

They need a temperature which is slightly lower than that of the body's internal organs.

Is there a difference in the positioning of a rabbit's scrotum as opposed to other mammals?

Yes, the scrotum is in front of the penis instead of behind it.

How how to know when an infants testicles have dropped?

Infants have their testicles in their scrotum from before birth, if they are not there at birth, then the doctor will have to do a procedure to get them to descend from the abdomen.

Why is it important for the scrotum to be outside the body?

because it is to hot to be inside the body the scrotum restores it

Why is it necessary for the testis to descend into the scrotum?

They need to be slightly cooler than body temperature to produce sperm. Why we developed this way is anyone's guess.

Why does failure of testes to descend into the scrotum produce sterility?

It doesn't have to. Simply make a small incision in the scrotal sac and let that baby drop.

Why is the temperature of the testes lower than the core body temperature?

If the testes are not maintained at a temperature about 2 °C lower than body temperature the process of spermatogenesis will not take place, so that is why it is important for the testes to descend into the scrotum during maturation.

Why is it important for the scrotum to be use outside the body?

The location of the scrotum is important because it maintains a temperature of a few degress cooler than body temperature. That cooler temperature is needed to produce sperm.

Why does sterility result if the testes do not descend into the scrotum?

Sperm require a temperature lower than body temperature in order to develop properly. It's too warm inside the body.

When do your testicles drop?

They will descend (drop) by the time you are roughly 8 weeks old. You are born with them in the scrotum but they can ascend into the abdominal cavity occasionally until you reach puberty (this is when they grow and can no longer fit).

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