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HRU Final Exam

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puberty
part of adolescence when the reproductive system becomes mature
adolescence
stage of development between childhood and adulthood
hormones
a chemical made by the endocrine system that is made in one part of the body that is carried through the body by blood stream, causing a change in another part of the body
ovum
female sex cell
eggs
female sex cell
carrying a baby is...
function of female reproductive system
make and store eggs is...
function of female reproductive system
ovaries
where female sex cells are produced
estrogen
female sex hormone
fallopian ttubes
passage way for the eggs
oviducts
passage way for the eggs
cervix
opening where egg leaves the uterus if not fetilized; lower end of the uterus
vagina
muscular passageway where egg leaves the body
sperm
male sex cell
testosterone
male sex hormone
testes
where male sex hormones, testosterone, is produced
scrotum
where testes are located
epididymus
where sperm cells are stored
prostate gland
makes up semen
cowpers gland
makes up semen
seminal vesticles
makes up semen
vas deferens
connects epidiymus to urethra; sperm carrying tube
penis
where semen leaves the body
urethra
muscular tube where semen passes through
semen
liquid that contains sperm and fluid from glands
uterus
muscular organ where embryo develops
ovaries
produce egg cells and hormones
ovulation
the release of an egg by the ovaries once a month
menstuation
discharge of the blood filled lining of the uterus
fetilization
the joining of the sperm cell and the ovum (egg)
zygote
a fetilized egg, produced by the joining of a sperm and an egg
embryo
when the zygote reaches the uterus; takes place 6th day to 8th week of pregnancy
fetus
stage of development from 8th week to birth
placenta
a memebrane that becomes the link between the developing embryo or fetus and the mother
umbilical cord
ropelike structure that forms in the uterus between the embryo and the placenta
labor
process of muscular contractions that push the baby out of the uterus and through the vagina. takes place in three stages
menopause
when ovulation stops (age 45-55) and causes menstuation to stop
asbtinence
refraining from sexual intercourse until marriage
STD
sexually transmitted disease
progestrone
allows uterus to prepare for pregnancy; female sex hormone
estrogen
affects the development of female characteristics; female sex hormones
gynocologist
doctor who specualizes in the health care of the female reproductive system
11-13
age that males begin puberty
9-12
age females begin puberty
11-13
age females usually begin their first menstrual cycle
6 days
how long average menstual cycle last
28 days
how long the average menstrual cycle lasts
day 14-16
most fertile days
ejaculation
releases sperm; possibly happens during sexual intercourse
fraternal twins
two different sperms
fraternal twins
two different eggs
fraternal twins
don't share placenta
identical twins
same sperm
identical twins
same egg
identical twins
sperm and egg divide in two
identical twins
share placenta
body is too hot
why testes are held outside of the body in the scrotum
14%
condom failure rate
5%
birth control pill failure rate
birth control pill
stops ovulation; no egg
bacterial disease
there is a cure
viral disease
there is no cure
chlamydia
most common STD
t cells
type of blood cells that are attacked by the virus that causes AIDS
fallopian tibes
where fertilization occurs
epidiymus
stores sperm until mature
day 1-4
menstrual discharge happens on what days of the cycle
day 5-13
developing egg happens on what day of the cycle
day 14-15
ovulation occurs on what day of the cycle
day 16-22
egg moves through oviduct on what day
day 23-28
egg enters uterus on what day of the cycle