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Hemipenis - Wikipedia


A hemipenis (plural hemipenes) is one of a pair of intromittent organs of male squamates Hemipenes are usually held inverted within the body, and are everted  ...

Hemipenes, amazing copulatory organs of snakes - Sjon Hauser


The snake's hemipenes. The hemipenes, the copulatory organs of male snakes, are wonderful creations. Snakes (and lizards) have two of them, both hidden in ...

Life is short, but snakes are long: Why do snakes have two penises?


Mar 19, 2014 ... Together, the two penises of squamates (snakes and lizards) are called hemipenes, and each individually is called a hemipenis.

Prolapsed Hemipenes - Exotic Pets - About.com


Learn about prolapsed hemipenes and what you can do to help them.

hemipenis | anatomy | Britannica.com


In all other reptiles, males have either a penis (as in turtles [order Testudines] and crocodiles [order Crocodylia, or Crocodilia]) or hemipenes (as in lizards and ...

Apr 23, 2013 ... Are hemipenes novel, or so they share the same core gene network as the mammalian penis?

Lizard Penises Evolve at Super-Speed - Live Science


Jan 8, 2015 ... The hemipenis of the lizard Anolis grahami. ... Hemipenes are the pair of organs that make up the version of a penis found in snakes and ...

Urban Dictionary: hemipenis


It is two sided, allowing the animal to reproduce from either side. This is especially useful to snakes, as they have no legs to assist in mounting. The hemipenis is ...

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The reproductive system of the copperhead is very similar in structure and function to the various other classes, with the exception of the hemipenes, which is ...

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Hemipenes - Anapsid.org


Snakes and lizards (saurians) have a bi-lobed reproductive organ called the hemipene. This organ is tucked away in the tail, emerging from the body through  ...

Why Do Snakes Have A Hemipenis? - io9 - Gizmodo


Jun 15, 2015 ... A hemipenis is roughly what it sounds like. They come in various different shapes , from two small buds on the same branch to two nearly ...

Herp Everted Hemipenis - Reptiles Magazine


My suspicion is that your male leopard gecko has an everted hemipenis that has chronically prolapsed. Males have two copulatory organs. Each one called a ...