7.14 Reproductive System Study Guide
Terms in this set (43)
Sac suspended outside the body; contains the testes
Produce make hormones and sperm
Tightly coiled tube that stores sperm till its mature
Recieves sperm and fluid from the epididymis
The pouchlike tubes that contains a thick, yellow fluid to nourish the sperm
Two short tubes, carry sperm and fluid through prostate gland to the urethra
A doughnut-shaped gland that produces an alkaline secretion
A tube that extends from the bladder that carries urine and semen
Distal end, an enlarged structure, covered with foreskin
External reproductive organ, deposits semen in the vagina during intercourse
Why are the testes suspended outside the body in the scrotal sac?
Because inside the body is too hot for the sperm to be produce, so with it outside it's at it ideal temperature.
List (4) organs that produce a secretion that becomes a part of the semen.
(2) cowper's gland
(3) seminal vesicles
(4) prostate gland
Which tube is cut to produce sterility in male?
Vas ( ductus ) deferens
A surgical removal of the prepuce is called a/an ______.
Why is testicular self-examination important for all males? How frequently should it be done?
To check for Testicular Cancer, and abnormalities and should be frequently done monthly.
Female gonads that stores eggs
Help move the ovum, into the fallopian tube
Serves as a passageway for the ovum as the ovum moves from the ovary to the uterus
Fundus of the Uterus
Top section where the fallopian tube attached
Interior of uterus
Provides for implantation of a fertilized ovum (egg)
Help direct the sperm into the uterus during intercourse
Birth canal; passageway for menstrual
What is fertilization? Where does it take place?
When an ovum (egg) is fertile by a sperm during intercourse. This process takes place in the fallopian tubes
What (2) factors keep the ovum moving through the fallopian tube toward the uterus?
What is the inner layer of the uterus called?
What happens to this layer if fertilization does not occur?
Lining deteriorates which causes bleeding aka menstruation
The structures that form the external female genital area are the ____.
The _____ are two folds of fatty tissue covered with hair that ____ and ____ the vagina.
(a) labia majora
Two smaller folds of tissue located within the labia majora are the _______.
An area of erectile tissue called the ____ is located at the junction of the labia minora.
Why is it important for women to perform breast self-examinations (BSEs)? How frequently and when should a women do a BSE?
To check for Breast Cancer/ tumors and should frequently do it monthly at the end of menstruation or a schedule day of the month after menopause. Start in their 20's and get a mammogram at 40 age.
List (4) ways to prevent contracting the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) that causes acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS).
(1) Nonsexual contact
(2) Use of condoms
(3) Getting vaccinated & getting checked
(4) Not sharing needles
Enlargement of the prostate gland
Abbreviation for the inflammation of the cervix, endometrium, fallopian tubes, and, at times, ovariea
STD caused by a spirochete bacterium
Abbreviation for the virus that causes AIDS
Growth of the endometrial tissue outside the uterus
Inflammation of the epididymis
STD that produces a greenish-yellow discharge in males
Inflammation of the testes
STD causes by a virus and characterized by fluid-filled vesicles and ulcers
STD csused by a bacterium that lives as an intracellular parasite
Parasites that are transmitted sexually also refer to as crabs