Regulation of Male Gonaducts and Sex Accessory Structures

  • David O. Norris


In this chapter I shall review briefly the development of the male genital tract (including the gonaducts and associated glands as well as derivatives of the urogenital sinus), secondary sexual characters and the hormonal factors influencing development, structure and function. Emphasis is placed on fishes, amphibians and reptiles, but occasional observations concerning birds and mammals are included.


Seminal Vesicle Urogenital Sinus Tiger Salamander Wolffian Duct Secondary Sexual Character 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • David O. Norris
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  1. 1.Laboratory of Comparative Endocrinology, Department of Environmental, Population and Organismic BiologyUniversity of ColoradoBoulderUSA

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