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Reproductive system test

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ovary
where eggs are stored and released
ovulation
the release, about once a month, of a egg from an ovary
follicle
where the egg bursts out of ovary
uterus
where baby grows
endometrium
lining of uterus; gets thicker, than washes out
cervix
entrence to uterus
pelvis
wider in women to hold fetus
fallopian tubes
where egg might get fertilized
fimbria
feathery ends that pull egg into fallopian tube
vagina
streatchy walls; secretions keep it clean; where the sperm enters; baby exists
hymen
membrane just inside vagina; must be streached or torn when she first has intercource
menstrual cycle
the more of less regular female fertility cycle beginning with the first day of menstruation and continuing for about a month until the next menstruation
vulva
outside area
clitoris
many nerve endings; area of sexual excitment
menstration period
three to six day period when menstruation occurs
labia
the lips of the female genitals. the labia enfolds the clitoris and are a part of the vulva
estrogen
a hormone produced by the ovaries that produces female sex characteristics and affects the menstrual cycle
ampula
helps make fluid to keep sperm alive
seminal vessicle
helps make semen
prostate gland
helps store semen
bladder
where urine is stored
urethra
release urine or semen
scrotum
keeps testicles at the right temp.
testicle
produces sperm and testosterone
seminiferous tubules
thousands of feet of tiny tubes where meiosis makes head of sperm with 23 chromosomes instead of 46
epididymous
flagellum tube behind the testicle
vas deferens
long tube to carrie sperm to join the semen
foreskin
can be removed for religious or cultural reasons
penis
releases urine or sperm
testosterone
a hormone which is secreated by the testicle in men and by the adrenal glans in men and women.
zygote
gametes unite to become this
embryo
the growing fertilized egg from conseption util the end of the third month of pregnancy
fetus
the growing unborn babt from the third month after conception until birth
baby
a newborn human at a very young age
placenta
rootlike things that attache to the endometrium; blood dosnt mix but chemicals from the mom go into blood vessels in placenta
umbilical cord
attaches fetus to placenta
amniotic sac
a sack to hold the amniotic fluid in; breaks before baby is about to be born; called "water broke"
amniotic fluid
sterile liquid that cushions and protects the fetus