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tube that conveys egg cells away from the ovary toward the uterus; the usual site of fertilization
part of the female reproductive system that leads from the uterus to the outside of the body; functions as the birth canal and the passageway for menstrual flow
male reproductive organ; also contains the urethra and functions in eliminating urine from the body
ovarian structure that forms from a follicle after ovulation; secretes progesterone and estrogen
the fusion of the nucleus of a haploid sperm cell and the nucleus of a haploid egg cell, forming a diploid zygote
diploid cell formed when the nucleus of a haploid sperm cell fuses with the nucleus of a haploid egg cell
stage in human embryonic development; fluid-filled ball of cells that implants in the endometriu
stage in human development from the first division of the zygote until about nine weeks after fertilization
developmental process in which three distinct cell layers form in an embryo: the endoderm, mesoderm, and ectoderm
organ that develops inside the uterus and enables the transfer of nutrients, gases, and waste products between the mother and developing baby
series of rhythmic contractions of the uterus that expel the baby from the uterus, resulting in birth
stage of human development when reproductive organs become functional and secondary sex characteristics develop
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