The testes produce testosterone in men, help maintain muscle and bone mass, help produce sperm and support the sex drive, according to Hormone Health Network. Found in women, the ovaries produce estrogen and progesterone... More »

According to the University of Rochester Medical Center, the primary functions of gonads in men and women are to secret hormones and to produce sperm and ova. In men, the gonads are the testes, and in women, the gonads a... More »

The most important function of the prostate gland is the production of seminal fluid, according to PubMed Health. The prostate also changes testosterone to a biologically active form and assists in closing off the sectio... More »

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Young men may receive testosterone and young women may receive estrogen to encourage further development if a medical cause is delaying puberty, according to the Hormone Health Network. However, some teens simply develop... More »

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Men possess external genitalia (the penis, scrotum and testes) for the production and delivery of sperm, and women possess internal genitalia (the vagina, uterus and ovaries) for the production of eggs and the developmen... More »

The testes produce both sperm and the androgenic hormone testosterone, which is a vital hormone for male development, driving the changes that take place during puberty. However, testosterone isn't the only hormone that ... More »

According to the University of Rochester Medical Center, the primary functions of gonads in men and women are to secret hormones and to produce sperm and ova. In men, the gonads are the testes, and in women, the gonads a... More »