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Human Sexuality Chapter 3 Review

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HPV is connected with ____.
cervical cancer
urine passes through the ____.
urethra
____ is defined as the absence of menstruation.
amenorrhea
menstrual cramps are thought to be causd by ____.
prostaglandins
hot flashes and flushes stem largely from waves of dilation of ____.
blood vessels
the endometrium develops during the ___ phase ofthe menstrual cycle.
proliferative
a surge of ___ triggers ovulation.
LH
te ___ is the only organ with the only known purpose of experiencing sexual pleasure.
clitoris
for women who obtain HRT, combining estrogen with ___ lessens the risk of endometrial cancer.
progestin
the clitoral shaft stiffens when the ___ fills with blood.
corpora cavernosa
mittelschmerz occurs during the ____ phase of the mestrual cycle.
ovulatory
breast cancer strikes about ___ people in the united states each year.
270,000
skeptics concerning the G spot are most likely t argue that ___.
the G spot is not a discrete sex organ
when the hypothalamus senses a low level of estrogen in the blood, it increases secretion of Gn-RH, which in turn ____.
triggers the pituitary gland to release FSH
cystitis is an inflammation of the ____.
bladder