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Human Sexuality

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amnion
fluid-filled sac to protect baby
contraception
birth control methods to prevent pregnancy
childbirth
stages of labor & delivery
ejaculation
releases of semen from penis
embryo
the first 8 weeks of baby's development
fertilization
the union of egg & sperm
fetus
from 8 weeks to birth
fertility
the ability to reproduce
menstrual cycle
ovulation & menstruation
menstruation
the discharge of the uterine lining
ovulation
the release of an egg
placenta
nourishes the fetus
pregnancy
period when baby develops
prenatal care
taking care of the baby before it's born
puberty
the stage at which one can reproduce
gender
characteristics associated with being feminine or masculine as defined by society or culture
teratogenic
capable causing birth defects
sex cells
ovum & sperm
sex glands
ovaries & testes
sex hormones
estrogen & testosterone
semen
mixture of sperm & fluids
sexuality
thoughts, feelings, and behaviors associated with being male or female
sexually transmitted infections
diseases transmitted through sexual contact
erection
penis fills with blood
umbilical cord
attaches baby to mother