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Sexual Reproduction Vocabulary

Good luck! Probably the most awkward set I've ever typed!
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Cervix
Entrance to the uterus.
Clitoris
Female erectile tissue between the labia.
Egg Cells
Cells produced in the ovaries.
Ejaculation
When the semen leaves the penis.
Embryo
First two months of development in the uterus.
Epididymis
Carries sperm to vas deferens.
Erection
When the penis becomes engorged with blood and hard.
Estrogen
A hormone produced in the ovaries.
Fallopian Tubes
Where fertilization takes place.
Fertilization
Sperm cell joins egg cell.
Fetus
Last seven months of prenatal development.
Labia
Folds of skin outside of the vagina.
Ovaries
Glands that produce the eggs cells and hormones.
Placenta
Organ that nourishes the fetus.
Prostate Gland
Adds a chemical fluid to the semen.
Puberty
Begins at about age 12 or 13.
Scrotum
Sac that regulates the temperature of the testes.
Semen
Fluid ejaculated from the penis.
Seminal Vesicles
Adds a sugary fluid to semen.
Sperm Cells
Cells produced in the testes.
Testes
Organ that produces sperm.
Testosterone
Male hormone.
Urethra
Brings urine and semen out of body through the penis.
Uterus
Houses the fetus during pregnancy.
Vagina
Female organ of intercourse; birth canal
Vas Deferens
Tube that carries sperm from testes.