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Sylvester- Health- Ch 18 Test
Terms in this set (20)
Site of fertilization
Produces sperm (male reproductive cells) and Testosterone daily
Joining together of male sperm cell and female egg cell
Master gland that controls all other endocrine glands
Problems associated with menstruation
PMS, Dysmenorrhea, Toxic Shock Syndrome, and more
2 hormones that stimulate production of other sex homones
FSH (Follicle Simulating Hormone) & LH (Lutenizing Hormone)
role of ovaries
Release estrogen, progesterone, and 1 mature ova (monthly).
Gland that produces hormones to increase heartbeat during stress/anxiety/excitement
Another Name for testes and ovaries
Goiters are caused from an enlargement of what gland
Tip of the penis
A) well-woman check up should occur (how often)
B) mammogram recommended after what age ?
A) Yearly after starting menstrating.
Pancreas produces too little insulin causing?
Produces clear fluid to make up only 5% of semen in order to lubricate the urethra
A) Most common medical problem in middle aged Men?
B) Most common cancer in young men?
A) Enlarged Prostate
Chemical substances that are produced in glands that help regulate many bodily functions
A) Process of ejection of semen from penis
B) what happens if sperm cells are not released
B) Body reabsorbs
Hollow muscular passage leading from uterus
Ways to care for your reproductive system
1) Bathe Regularly (and wearing clean underwear)
2) Wear appropriate protective clothing during activity
3) Practice Abstinence
4) Regular Dr. Check-ups
5) Monthly Self-exams
6) Keeping under clothes dry (ex: not wearing wet swimsuit all day).
7) Avoid using drugs that can cause damage (like steroids or recreational drugs).
Most common cause of sterility
Infected with a STDs
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