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5 Matching questions

  1. adolescence
  2. zygote
  3. thyroid gland
  4. neonatal period
  5. fertilization
  1. a a fertilized cell, formed by the combining of a sperm with an egg
  2. b a time of swift development between the ages of 13 and 18
  3. c located below the larynx, produce hormones that regulate metabolic rate and promote normal nervous system development
  4. d the first 4 weeks after birth
  5. e the joining of a sperm cell and an egg cell to form a zygote

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. can occur during birth process or after birth as an infant adjusts from a watery, dark, constant-temperature environment to its new environment
  2. a 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
  3. female reproductive organ that produces eggs and sex hormones estrogen and progesterone, which regulate the female reproductive cycle
  4. hollow, muscular, pear-shaped organ where a fertilized egg develops into a baby, also called womb
  5. chemical messenger produced by the endocrine system, released directly into the bloodstream; affects specific target tissues, and can speed up or slow down cellular activities

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. adrenal glandsglands that produce chemical messengers called hormones

          

  3. testesmale organ that produces sperm and testosterone

          

  4. embryofemale reproductive organ that produces eggs and sex hormones estrogen and progesterone, which regulate the female reproductive cycle

          

  5. vaginamuscular 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