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5 Matching Questions

  1. placenta
  2. ovulation
  3. neonatal period
  4. pregnancy
  5. endocrine glands
  1. a period of development - usually about 38 or 39 weeks in female humans - from fertilized egg until birth
  2. b glands that produce chemical messengers called hormones
  3. c structure that attaches a developing fetus to the uterus and enables the exchange of nutrients, wastes, and gases between the mother and the fetus
  4. d monthly process in which an egg is released from an ovary and enters the oviduct, where it can become fertilized by sperm
  5. e the first 4 weeks after birth

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. muscular tube that connects the lower end of the uterus to the outside of the body; the birth canal through which a baby travels when being born
  2. located on top of each kidney, and produce hormones that help your body adapt to physical and emotional stress
  3. monthly flow of blood and tissue cells that occurs when the lining of the uterus breaks down and is shed, also called period
  4. chemical messenger produced by the endocrine system, released directly into the bloodstream; affects specific target tissues, and can speed up or slow down cellular activities
  5. hormone-controlled monthly cycle of changes in the female reproductive system that includes the release of an egg, and preparation of the uterus for possible pregnancy

5 True/False Questions

  1. zygotemuscular contractions of the uterus during childbirth


  2. pancreasproduces hormones that help control sugar levels in the bloodstream


  3. ovarymale reproductive cells produced in the testes


  4. fertilizationthe joining of a sperm cell and an egg cell to form a zygote


  5. uterusdeveloping baby after the first two months of pregnancy until birth


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