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process of placing semen into opening of cervix using either husband or donor sperm,
Glands located on either side of the vaginal opening that secrete mucus for vaginal lubrication.
benign prostatic hypertrophy
Enlargement of the prostate causing the inability to empty the bladder completely
Secretes a clear mucus before ejaculation that neutralizes acidic urine remaining in the urethra
endocrine tissue which produces hormones, estrogen, and progesterone which prepares the uterine lining for receiving an embryo
a duct that carries spermatozoa from the epididymis to the ejaculatory ducdysmenorrhea
duct formed by the union of the vas deferens with the duct of the seminal vesicle; its fluid is carried into the urethra
surgical incision of the perineum to enlarge the vagina and so facilitate delivery during childbirth
a general term for female steroid sex hormones that are secreted by the ovary and responsible for typical female sexual characteristics
one of two fluid-filled tubes in human females through which an egg passes after its release from an ovary
process in sexual reproduction in which male and female reproductive cells join to form a new cell
an infection caused by herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) that is usually transmitted by sexual contact
laparotomy performed with a laparoscope that makes a small incision to examine the abdominal cavity (especially the ovaries and Fallopian tubes)
a recurring cycle (beginning at menarche and ending at menopause) in which the endometrial lining of the uterus prepares for pregnancy
process of origin,growth, and formation of ovum in ovary during preparation for fertilization
(vertebrates) one of usually two organs that produce ova and secrete estrogen and progesterone
Papanicolaou (Pap) smear
Is a diagnostic lab test for detecting the absence or presence of infection, viruses, trauma, or cancer.
pelvic inflammatory disease(PID)
inflammation of the female pelvic organs that can be caused by many different pathogens
a group of symptoms exhibited just prior to the menstrual cycle caused by water retention in body tissue
A hormone produced by the ovaries which acts with estrogen to bring about the menstral cycle.
exocrine gland, in men, at the base of the urinary bladder that secretes the fluid part of semen into the urethra during ejaculation
period of rapid growth and sexual maturation during which the reproductive system becomes fully functional
inflammation of a Fallopian tube (usually the result of infection spreading from the vagina or uterus) or of a Eustachian tube
one of two saclike structures behind the bladder and connected to the vas deferens on each side; secretes an alkaline substance into the semen to enable the sperm to live longer
one of the many tubules in the testis where sperm are produced they are also twisted
toxic shock syndrome
syndrome resulting from a serious acute (sometimes fatal) infection associated with the presence of staphylococcus
a common sexually transmitted infection that is caused by the mastigophoran Trichomonas vaginalis; symptons include discolored discharge, genital itching, and an urge to urinate
in the human female reproductive system, a canal that leads from the uterus to the outside of the body
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