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Chapter 7:14 Reproductive System
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The temperature in the scrotum is essential for the production of sperm. Should it be lower or a higher temperature?
What is cut to produce sterility in the male?
The ejaculatory ducts are 2 short tubes formed by what?
The union of the vas deferens and the seminal vesicles
Where does fertilization take place?
At what age does the American Cancer Society recommends that men begin monthly testicular self-examinations begin?
15 years old
When should an adult female perform a breast self-exam?
Every month at the end of menstruation or on a scheduled day of the month after menopause
The male gonads are the...
What is the epididymis?
male tubes where the sperm mature and become motile
What is the gland in the male that contracts during ejaculation to aid in the expulsion of the semen into the urethra?
What are the glands in the female that secrete mucus for lubrication during intercourse?
What is the perineum?
proper term for the area between the vagina and anus in the female
What is the sexually transmitted disease characterized by a greenish-yellow discharge, burning when urinating, sore throat, and swollen glands?
What is the viral infection that attacks the body's immune system?
Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
What is the STD caused by a specialized bacterium that lives as an intracellular parasite?
What is orchitis?
inflammation of the testes
What is the common cause of cancer death with vague initial symptoms?
What's the condition that can be detected early by a Pap smear?
What is pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)?
inflammation of the cervix, uterus, fallopian tubes, and ovaries
What is the growth of endometrial tissue outside the uterus?
What is an STD caused by a virus that creates fluid-filled vesicles that rupture and form painful ulcers?
What is an STD caused by parasitic protozoa that results in a white or yellow foul-smelling discharge?
What is pubic lice?
Parasites that can be spread sexually or by clothing or bed linen
What STD is caused by a spirochete that often starts with a painless chancre or sore?