Reproductive System Definitions
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This is the female reproductive gland.
This is the male reproductive gland
This system of organs produces new humans.
A period of rapid physical growth where the reproductive system becomes functional.
Sac that contains the testes.
This is the structure behind the testes where sperm matures.
This tube connects the testes to the urethra.
This gland that surrounds the urethra and produces seminal fluid.
This is the male external reproductive organ.
The cilia lined tube that connects the ovary to the uterus.
This muscular organ is where a fertilized egg can develop.
The lower portion of the uterus that connects to the vagina.
The canal that connects the uterus to the outside of the body.
Follicles mature while the uterine lining thickens.
The ruptured follicle produces hormones while the uterine lining is fully mature.
One or more eggs are released from the ovary.
Shedding of the uterine lining
In males, a gene on the __________ __________ causes the testes to develop.
The hormone produced by the testes which produces masculine characteristics
If there is no Y chromosome, the fetus will develop into a __________.
Ovaries produce __________.
FSH and LH
Puberty is caused by a release of __________ __________ __________.
The first day of the menstrual cycle is the __________ day of menstruation.