Male reproductive system
consists of the testes, ducts, accessory glands and penis
a pouch of skin inside that hangs outside the body.
When a boy is not yet born his testes develop inside his abdominal cavity. True/False
tube leading from bladder/prostate to outside held within penis
transport of sperm and urine to outside
covers the tip of an uncircumcised penis
male sex cell
removal of the foreskin
Removal of foreskin from the end of the penis is called ________________.
Produces sperm and hormone testosterone.
coiled tube where sperm is stored
Tube for passage of sperm from the epididymis to the penis
hormone produce by the testes.
produce secretions that become part of the body
Male sex organ and urinary organ/ The male reproductive organ
The male reproductive system has 2 important functions
1. to produce and deliver sperm 2. To produce hormones that are responsible for the development of secondary sex
Where is the sperm produced? (Male)
Testes-Epidididymis(TO MATURE)-vas deferens (WAIT)-then (OUT) to ejaculatory duct-urethra.
How does the spem travel through the male body?
Carries urine out of the body
Where the egg implants and the fetus develops during pregnancy
Produces the egg (gland that produces estrogen and progesterone)
Oviduct/Fallopian Tube (Female)
The tube that connects the ovary to the ousters. The pathway of the egg (Fertilization occurs here)
estrogen and progesterone
female sex hormone
process in sexual reproduction in which male and female reproductive cells join to form a new cell
tubes in females through which egg passes after release from ovary.
secretes the fluid part of semen into the urethra during ejaculation
hormone produced by the ovaries
The developing organism from the end of the eighth week until birth
The developing organism from two weeks until the end of the eighth week of development
The basic unit of life
A doctor who specializes in the female reproductive system
The joining of a male sperm cell and a female egg cell to form a fertilized egg
other name for a fertilized egg
The flow from the body of blood, tissues, and fluids that results from the breakdown of the lining of the uterus
The process by which the ovaries release mature eggs, usually one each menstrual cycle
The stage of life between childhood and adulthood, usually beginning somewhere between the ages of 11 and 15
The time when you develop physical characteristics of adults your own gender
The process by which living organisms produce others of their own kind
The body organs and structures that make it possible to produce children
11-15 for girls, 12-16 for boys
at what age does puberty take place?
Boys start to produce sperm during puberty as girls start to _____
What do you call the hormone responsible for the development of secondary characteristics of boys?
What is the hormone responsible for the development of secondary characteristics of girls
This is where the egg cell waits for fertilization to happen.
The testes are located inside the ______
What membrane lines the uterus which thickens during the menstrual cycle?
What do you call the first menstruation of girls?
When sperm cell and the egg cell unites, this process happens. What is it?
What happens to the embryo on the eight week?
A fertilized egg is also known as the
what do you call the sac fluid surrounding the embryo?
It produce growth hormone that stimulate sex glands to greater activity.
Girls starts to experience menstruation during puberty as boys starts to ______
testes=sperm; ovaries= ____
it is the first menstruation of a woman
It is the flow of blood that last for 3-5 days
Matured egg is released to fallopian tube
It is the period when menstrual flow stops
Estrogen and progesterone
Hormones that controls menstrual cycle
hair around the sex organ
physical change is observed for boys and girls during puberty
the male hormone
d. has protective sac called foreskin
which is not true about testes?
a. produce sperm
b. temperature should be 3 degree C lower than the body temperature
c. male reproductive organ
d. has protective sac called foreskin
stores immature sperm cells
what is the function of epididymis?
passageway of sperm cell
what is the importance of vas deferens
what is the monthly release of a mature egg cell form the ovary
part of the female reproductive system does fertilization takes place
what is the union of a sperm cell and egg cell called
the fertilized egg from the union of a sperm cell and an egg cell is called
the female hormone are
if the egg is not fertilized, it dies and the lining of the uterus breaks down in a process called
the period when menstruation naturally stops and a female can no longer be pregnant is called
during the first two months the developing fertilized egg us called as
on the ninth week or the third month, the developing fertilized egg cell is now called
cushions and protects the embryo
the function of amniotic fluid
-carries carbon dioxide and other waste away from the embryo to the mother
- transport nutrients and oxygen from the mother to the embryo
- connect the placenta to the embryo
why is umbilical cord important?
development of the organs
thumb-sucking reflex prepares the fetus for
Which does not explains ectopic pregnancy? An embryo that develops in the
a. fallopian tube
c. abdominal cavity
the sperm cell and egg cell unite together is called
a muscular organ where fertilized egg develops into a baby
ovary releases an egg in a process called
the egg travels through the
the egg travels through the fallopian tube to the ____
if the egg is not fertilized the uterine walls slough off and blood comes out in a process called
if the egg is fertilized, it becomes
part of the male reproductive system needs to have temperature 1° C- 3° C lower than the internal body temperature and produces sperm called
part of the male reproductive system keeps the testes 1° C- 3° C cooler than the normal body temperature and function as a protective sac that holds the testes
part where sperm mature until they are capable of swimming and moving