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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, which is the sac that hangs below the base of the penis.

Last Revised: December 28, 2012

Author: Healthwise Staff

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

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