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  1. zygote
  2. menstruation
  3. embryo
  4. pituitary gland
  5. cesarean section
  1. a a fertilized cell, formed by the combining of a sperm with an egg
  2. b a surgical operation in which an incision is made in the mother's abdomen and uterus to safely remove the baby; sometimes necessary if it becomes too difficult for the baby to be delivered naturally through the vagina
  3. c monthly flow of blood and tissue cells that occurs when the lining of the uterus breaks down and is shed, also called period
  4. d fertilized egg that has attached to the wall of the uterus
  5. e often called the master gland, a pea-size structure attached to the hypothalamus of the brain, produces hormones that affect growth and reproduction

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. muscular contractions of the uterus during childbirth
  2. period of development - usually about 38 or 39 weeks in female humans - from fertilized egg until birth
  3. 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
  4. developing baby after the first two months of pregnancy until birth
  5. hollow, muscular, pear-shaped organ where a fertilized egg develops into a baby, also called womb

5 True/False Questions

  1. neonatal periodthe first 4 weeks after birth


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


  3. fetal stressmale organ that produces sperm and testosterone


  4. placentastructure that attaches a developing fetus to the uterus and enables the exchange of nutrients, wastes, and gases between the mother and the fetus


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


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