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Terms in this set (17)
Activates puberty by realeasing hormones
A repeated sequence of changes in the reproductive system.
Two parts of female reproductive system
Ovarian cycle, Menstrual cycle.
A cycle leading to the release of an ovum.
Ovaries produce what
Egg cells or ova.
When does ovarian cycle begin
When the pituitary gland realeases a follicle stimulating hormone.
A ball shaped cluster of cells containing a single ovum.
A solid ball of cells.
Contains fluid filled space.
The release of an ovum.
A structure formed by a follicle that shed its ovum.
A cycle of changes in the lining of the uterus.
What is the function of the menstrual cycle
It prepares the uterine lining to receive an egg cell.
The breakdown and shedding of the lining of the uterus.
Menstruation is commonly called a
The point at which the menstrual cycle starts for the first time.
The point at which the menstrual cycle comes to an end.