Testicles

Testicles (testes) are a pair of oval organs in men that produce sperm and the male hormone testosterone. The testicles are located in the scrotum, the sac that hangs below the base of the penis.

Last Updated: February 3, 2009

Author: Bets Davis, MFA

Medical Review: E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Christopher G. Wood, MD, FACS - Urology/Oncology

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