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eggs

reproductive cells found in a woman's ovaries

menstruation

blood flow from the vagina caused by the shedding of the inside lining of the uterus

uterus

female internal organ where the baby develops before birth

ovaries

organs that store and release the eggs and produce hormones in females

Estrogen

the hormones produced by the ovaries in females

Menopause

when a woman's ovaries stop producing hormones

Ovulation

the release of an egg from a woman's ovary

hormones

the chemicals released into the blood stream by glands such as the ovaries, testes, or pituitary

puberty

when a child's body begins to mature into an adult body

Vagina

canal that leads from the cervix of the uterus to the outside of the body

cervix

bottom portion of the uterus

fallopian tube

tube in which the egg travels from the ovary to the uterus

testicles

where the sperm and testosterone are produced in the male

ejaculation

the release of sperm from the penis

erection

when the penis becomes hard

wet dream

the release of sperm from the penis while sleeping

Penis

male sex organ

testosterone

male hormone produced in the testicles

Sperm

reproductive cells produced by the male testicles

prostate

gland in males that secretes fluid into the urethra which mixes with the sperm

vas deferens

tube in which sperm travel from the testicle to the urethra

scrotum

the skin sac that holds the testes

Pituitary

gland at the base of the brain; releases hormones triggering puberty

urethra

tube in which urine travels from the bladder to the outside of the body

genitalia

organs of the reproductive system

bladder

organ in the body that stores urine

fertilization

when the egg and sperm unite, usually in the fallopian tube

pimples

clogged pores sometimes experienced during puberty

growth spurt

a sudden increase in height during puberty

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