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Scrotum

Scrotum

The scrotum is a sac that hangs below the base of the penis. It contains the two oval organs (testicles) that produce sperm and the male hormone testosterone.

Last Revised: December 28, 2012

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: John Pope, MD - Pediatrics & Peter Anderson, MD, FRCS(C) - Pediatric Urology

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