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asked in category: General Last Updated: 3rd March, 2020

How does vas deferens work?

Vas deferens: The vas deferens is a long, muscular tube that travels from the epididymis into the pelvic cavity, to just behind the bladder. The vas deferens transports mature sperm to the urethra, the tube that carries urine or sperm to outside of the body, in preparation for ejaculation.

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Also, what is the function of the vas deferens?

The function of vas deferens, also called ductus deferens, is to transport sperm from the epididymis to the ejaculatory ducts for the production of ejaculation. They are the transport system involved in the movement of sperm.

Also Know, how do you get vas deferens? At the top and to the back of each testis is the epididymis (this stores the sperm). This feels like a soft swelling attached to the testis; it can be quite tender if you press it firmly. Leading from the epididymis is the vas deferens. You can feel each vas deferens at each side at the back and top of the scrotum.

Also to know, does the vas deferens store sperm?

Ductus deferens, also called vas deferens, thick-walled tube in the male reproductive system that transports sperm cells from the epididymis, where the sperm are stored prior to ejaculation.

Can you damage your vas deferens?

Surgical removal might damage the epididymis or the vas deferens, a tube that transports sperm from the epididymis to the penis. Damage to either can reduce fertility. Another possible complication that can occur after surgery is that the spermatocele might come back, though this is uncommon.

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