Male and female reproductive organs
Terms in this set (20)
Inner lips (labia minora)
Inner folds of skin that cover and protect the vaginal and urinary openings.
Outer lips (labia majora)
Outer folds of skin that surround and protect the other external organs.
A pea-shaped organ full of nerve endings. Its purpose is to provide sexual pleasure.
Urine leaves the body through this opening.
A pear-shaped organ, about the size of a fist. It's where a fertilized egg grows and developes while a woman is pregnant.
A muscular tunnel that connects the external ans internal reproductive organs.
Almond-sized organs that make female hormones and hold eggs.
Tubes that carry eggs from the ovaries to the uterus.
The end of the uterus that connects it to the vagina.
The name for all of the external female reproductive organs.
The fatty tissue covering the pubic bone, above the vulva.
Egg-shapes organs that make testosterone and sperm.
A tightly coiled tube where sperm mature.
This pouch makes a fluid that gives sperm energy and helps them move.
This organ is made up of spongy tissue. When a man becomes sexually excited, the tissue fills with blood and becomes erect.
This loose sac of skin holds the testicles and keeps them at the right temperature for making sperm.
The tube that carries sperm and urine out of the body.
This walnut-sized gland makes fluid that mixes with the sperm to form semen.
This gland makes a clear fluid that cleans the urethra before sperm passes through it.
The tube that carries mature sperm away from the testicles amd holds them until they leave the body.