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.
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The vas deferens is responsible for directing and propelling sperm into the urethra, after the sperm has passed through the epididymis.

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Male Reproductive System

Male Reproductive System

A healthy sex life is a very important part of life for most men. Men's reproductive health is dependent on the health and proper functioning of the external genitals, internal sex organs, sperm, semen, and male sex hormones. Men'...

s sexual health also includes fertility. You may assume that women are mostly responsible for infertility, but men's health issues account for half of all infertility cases. Protect your sexual health and fertility by living a healthy lifestyle and avoiding risky behaviors. If you notice pain in your groin area, have problems maintaining or getting an erection, or have problems with ejaculation, you may need to talk to your doctor.

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