Human Sexuality

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secondary sex characteristics

hair, breast development, voice deepens

sexually transmitted infections

diseases transmitted through sexual contact

sex hormones

estrogens and testosterone

prenatal care

taking care of the baby before it's born

ovulation

release of an egg

intercourse

penile/vaginal

umbilical cord

attaches baby to mother

fertilization

union of egg and sperm

embryo

first 8 weeks of development

mentrual cycle

ovulation and menstruation

birth control

method to prevent pregnancy

sex gland

ovaries and testes

fetus

from 8 weeks to birth

sex cells

ovum and sperm

menstruation

discharge of uterine lining

placenta

to nourish the baby

reproduction

producing offspring

childbirth

stages of labor and delivery

infertility

unable to reproduce

erection

penis becomes filled with blood

puberty

stage at which one can reproduce

ejaculation

release of semen from penis

pregnancy

period when baby develops

amnion

fluid-filled sac to protect the baby

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