Chapter 34.3 & 34.4; The Human Reproductive System (with Ch 11; Genetics on it)
Terms in this set (48)
a baby passes out of the body through the
the egg travels through these to the uterus
this part of the female reproductive system produces eggs & secretes hormones called estrogens
the regular sequence of events involving the ovaries, the lining of the uterus, and the endocrine system
the function of this is to help the egg mature
how many of the 400,000 eggs a female is born with will develop into a mature ovum
the structure of the female reproductive system in which the embryo develops
the first stage of menstruation, in which the egg within a follicle develops
the second stage of menstruation, in which the egg leaves he ovary
the 3rd stage of the egg travels through a fallopian tube
the 4th stage of menstruation, in which an unfertilized egg leaves the body
gonads in Males
gonads in Females
gametes in females
gametes in males
lining of uterus
which hormone that is released during menstruation (from the brain) stimulates egg growth?
which hormone that is released during menstruation (from the ovaries) tells the pituitary gland in the brain that the egg has grown
which hormone that is released during menstruation that tells the ovaries to release the egg?
which hormone that is released during menstruation (from the ovaries) tells the pituitary gland to make the uterine lining thicker and also prevents more than one ovulation
What range of days during menstruation is FSH released?
what range of days during menstruation is estrogen released?
what range of days during menstruation is LH released? PEAKS AT DAY 14
what range of days during menstruation is progesterone released?
brain to ovaries
abbreviated hormones are from the ________ to the ________
ovaries to brain
long-worded hormones are from the ________ to the ________
what structure in the Male reproductive system add fluid to the sperm?
where do the sperm develop?
what is the sack that contains the testis? ALLOWS LOWER TEMPERATURE FOR DEVELOPMENT OF SPERM
the structure that carries sperm from testes to urethra
tube carrying urine outside of the body
secrete seminal fluid that contains nutrients for sperm
where fertilization occurs
release of sperm from penis
how many milliliters of sperm is released into the reproductive tract of the female?
how many sperm are in one drop of semen?
the first 2 days after ________ are the days when fertilization is most likely to happen
major organs and tissue develop
what happens in the embryo during the first trimester?
reproductive organs develop & mom can feel baby kicking
what happens in the embryo during the second trimester? (months 4-6)
fetus doubles in mass & major organs finish developing
what happens in the fetus during the third trimester? (months 6-9)
what is the baby called in the first few days?
what is the baby called up to the 8th week?
what is the baby called after 8 weeks?
nervous system develops & heart pumps blood
what happens in the baby at 4 WEEKS?
bones begin to form, fetus weighs about 1 gram
what happens in the fetus at 8 weeks?
serves as the connection between the mother & the embryo
what is the importance of the placenta?
what structure serves as the connection between the mother & the developing embryo?
what is the hormone that not only starts childbirth and labour but also causes "instant love"