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5 Matching questions

  1. menstrual cycle
  2. fertilization
  3. sperm
  4. pituitary gland
  5. labor
  1. a hormone-controlled monthly cycle of changes in the female reproductive system that includes the release of an egg, and preparation of the uterus for possible pregnancy
  2. b the joining of a sperm cell and an egg cell to form a zygote
  3. c often called the master gland, a pea-size structure attached to the hypothalamus of the brain, produces hormones that affect growth and reproduction
  4. d muscular contractions of the uterus during childbirth
  5. e male reproductive cells produced in the testes

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a fertilized cell, formed by the combining of a sperm with an egg
  2. located below the larynx, produce hormones that regulate metabolic rate and promote normal nervous system development
  3. monthly flow of blood and tissue cells that occurs when the lining of the uterus breaks down and is shed, also called period
  4. male organ that produces sperm and testosterone
  5. mixture of sperm and a fluid that helps sperm move and supplies them with an energy source

5 True/False questions

  1. placentamuscular tube that connects the lower end of the uterus to the outside of the body; the birth canal through which a baby travels when being born


  2. scrotuman external skin sac that houses the testes (at a lower temperature than the rest of the body, for increased sperm production)


  3. cesarean sectiona surgical operation in which an incision is made in the mother's abdomen and uterus to safely remove the baby; sometimes necessary if it becomes too difficult for the baby to be delivered naturally through the vagina


  4. ovulationmuscular contractions of the uterus during childbirth


  5. menopausedeveloping baby after the first two months of pregnancy until birth