QUIZ THURSDAY REPRODUCTION
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A repeated sequence of changes in the reproductive system
A cycle leading to the release of an ovum
Ball shaped cluster of cells containing a single ovum
Follicle, Solid ball of cells containing the single ovum
Follicle, Contains the fluid filled spaces.
When secondary follicle becomes too large and forms a blister like swelling, called __
Release of an ovum
Structure formed by a follicle that had shed it's ovum.
Cycle of changes in the lining of uterus
Breakdown and shedding of the uterus. AKA period.
The point at which the menstrual cycle starts for the first time.
Point at which the menstrual cycle comes to an end.
Lining of uterus that sheds.
The period from conception to birth.
An organ that links the blood supply of a mother to her baby
A cord that connects the fetus to the placenta
The scar left when the umbilical cord is cut. AKA Umbilicus or "belly button"
A fluid filled membrane surrounding a developing embryo or fetus.
When the Amnion is separated from the fetus, the space is filled with this liquid and the fetus floats in it.
The extraction of a small amount of amniotic fluid to be tested. It is tested to see if the fetus has genetic disorders.
The outermost membrane surrounding the embryo or fetus.
Finger like projections that make up part of the placenta. It brings blood to the baby.
Chorionic Villus Sampling
Extraction of chorion cells and examining them for any genetic disorders in the fetus.
Pregnancy involving implantation outside the uterus.
Pregnancy involving more than one fetus.
Twins resulting from two fertilized eggs that develop simultaneously. AKA Dizygotic Twins
Twins resulting from one fertilized egg that divides in two. AKA Monozygotic Twins.
An inability to conceive.
Treatment of Infertility, sperm and egg put in test tube and put into woman's uterus.
The deliberate control of pregnancy and birth.
AKA Family planning
Something designed to prevent conception.
Block sperm from meeting egg, most common is a Condom.
Pills or other drugs containing a small amount of female sex hormones. The usually work by preventing ovulation.
The process that brings male and female sex cells together . AKA Copulation
When a man places his penis inside a women's vagina.
A reflex that releases seminal fluid into the women's body.
The union of a sperm and an ovum.
A cell produced when a sperm fertilizes an ovum.
The division of a fertilized egg into many cells.
The new cells that appear after Cleavage. They get smaller as they divide so no growth begins.
A solid ball of cells formed from a fertilized egg.
A hollow ball of cells formed from a fertilized egg.
fluid filled space inside the Blastocyst
Outer layer of cells over the Blastocyst
The attachment of a developing egg to the lining of the uterus.
Fertilization followed by implantation of the blastocyst to the wall of the mother's uterus. NOT SAME AS FERTILIZATION.
A unborn child in the first eight weeks of development. Developed from blastocyst
An unborn child from the ninth week of development to birth.
The specialization of cells as the body develops.
The changing to adapt to particular tasks. (Fetus).
Outer Skin (Fetus) Produces nerves, skin, nails, hair, some sense organs.
Middle Skin (fetus) Forms bones, muscles, blood, and some sex cells.
Inside Skin (Fetus) Forms epithelial tissue, which lines alimentary canal, and forms lungs, and other hollow organs.
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