Human Sexuality

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amnion

fluid-filled sac to protect baby

birth control

methods to prevent pregnancy

childbirth

stages of labor & delivery

ejaculation

releases of semen from penis

embryo

the first 8 weeks of baby's development

fertilization

the union of egg & sperm

fetus

from 8 weeks to birth

infertility

unable to reproduce

menstrual cycle

ovulation & menstruation

menstruation

the discharge of the uterine lining

ovulation

the release of an egg

placenta

nourishes the fetus

pregnancy

period when baby develops

prenatal care

taking care of the baby before it's born

puberty

the stage at which one can reproduce

reproduction

producing offspring

secondary sex characteristics

breast development, voice deepens, etc.

sex cells

ovum & sperm

sex glands

ovaries & testes

sex hormones

estrogen & testosterone

semen

mixture of sperm & fluids

sexual intercourse

penile-vaginal, etc.

sexually transmitted infections

diseases transmitted through sexual contact

erection

penis fills with blood

umbilical cord

attaches baby to mother

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