produces sperm; located in the scrotum
external sac that holds the testes so that they can go through meiosis
where immature sperm goes to be assembled. a tail and head are put on it so that it can make the "trip"
leads out of the epididymis to the ejaculatory duct
produces fluid that is high in sugar content/ energy source of ATP for the sperm
produces a thin, basic solution that mixes with sperm to thin it out. this is a neutrilizing agent for the sperm when it is in the vagina.
this produces a basic substance as well as the prostate gland
3 fluids+ sperm
the period or age at which a person is first capable of sexual reproduction of offspring: in common law, presumed to be 14 years in the male and 12 years in the female.
part of the brain that controls hormones
part of brain that holds hormones
stimulates the seminiferous tubules to go through meiosis and make sperm
stimulates interstitial tissue to make testosterone
the sex hormone, C19H28O2, secreted by the testes, that stimulates the development of male sex organs, secondary sexual traits, and sperm.
Negative Feedback System
the female gonad or reproductive gland, in which the ova and the hormones that regulate female secondary sex characteristics develop.
either of a pair of tubes that transport the ova from the ovary to the exterior, the distal ends of which form the uterus and vagina in higher mammals.
the enlarged, muscular, expandable portion of the oviduct in which the fertilized ovum implants and develops or rests during prenatal development; the womb of certain mammals.
A neck-shaped anatomical structure, especially the narrowed, lower end of the uterus that extends into the vagina
the passage leading from the uterus to the vulva in certain female mammals.
one of the small ovarian sacs containing an immature ovum; Graafian follicle.
any of several major female sex hormones produced primarily by the ovarian follicles of female mammals
to produce and discharge eggs from an ovary or ovarian follicle
ductless gland developed within the ovary by the reorganization of a Graafian follicle following ovulation.
hormone, C2 1H3 0O2, that prepares the uterus for the fertilized ovum and maintains pregnancy
a recurring cycle (beginning at menarche and ending at menopause) in which the endometrial lining of the uterus prepares for pregnancy; if pregnancy does not occur the lining is shed at menstruation; "the average menstrual cycle is 28 days
a stage of the menstrual cycle, from onset of menstruation to ovulation.
a stage of the menstrual cycle, lasting about two weeks, from ovulation to the beginning of the next menstrual flow.
the union of male and female gametic nuclei.
the blastula of the mammalian embryo, consisting of an inner cell mass, a cavity, and an outer layer, the trophoblast.
the attachment of the early embryo to the lining of the uterus.
a cord or funicle connecting the embryo or fetus with the placenta of the mother and transporting nourishment from the mother and wastes from the fetus
the organ in most mammals that provides for the nourishment of the fetus and the elimination of its waste products.
the sac in which the embryo is suspended.
the physical effort and periodic uterine contractions of childbirth