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AP2 TEST AROUND 9/12/11

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testes
also known as gonads
testes produce
testosterone-principle male anderogen
crypto orchidism
hidden testes
pouch that contains testes
scrotum
hydrocele
collection of fluid in the scrotum
process of maturation
area where sperm cells mature
smegma
collection of oil & skin cells
ejaculation
is the forcefull expullsion of semen from the penis
emission
is forcefull expullsion of semen into the urethra
male urethra has three sections
prostatic, membraneous, and penile or spongy
penis
male copulatory organ
glans penis
head of the penis
circumcision
surgical removal of the prepuce.(forskin)
vasectomy
male surgical sterilization procedure
ovaries
Estrogen and progesterone
ova
Produce sex cells
ovulation
release of the ova from the ovary
fallopian tubes
where fertilization takes place
uterus
houses developing offspring
cervix
neck of the uterus
vagina
receives penis during intercourse
pap smear
a test that detects cervical and vaginal cancer
vulva
female external genitalia
clitoris
erectile tissue of the female
menopause
cessation of the menstrual cycle
menopause symptoms may include
hot flashes, headaches, insomnia, mood swings, depression
menarche
first period of menstrual bleeding
functions of the placenta
respiration exchange of oxygen, nutrition, secretion of hormones to maintain pregnancy
areola
darker pigmented region surrounding the nipple
mammory glands
responsible for the production of breast milk
tubligation
surgical sterilization procedure for females
infertility
inablility to conceive a child