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Health

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What are chemicals released by the brain that control the changes caused by puberty? Hormones
What are the male reproductive glands? Testes
What is the set of physical and emotional changes that happen to boys and girls that can start around the age of 8? Puberty
What is made when sperm mixes with fluids? Semen
What are the male reproductive cells? Sperm
What is a hormone that causes girls to develop sexually? Estrogen
What are the male and female reproductive organs that are on the outside of the body? Genitals
What is the tube inside the penis that carries urine and semen outside the body? Urethra
What is the tube that carries an egg from the ovary to the uterus? Fallopian Tube
What is the medical term for the unborn baby as it grows in the uterus? Fetus
What is the muscular organ that holds the fetus and pushes it out of the body during childbirth? Uterus/Womb
What occurs when the muscles around the male genitals cause semen to leave the penis? Ejaculation
What is the passage that leads from the uterus to the outside of the body? Vagina
What is a gland near the brain that releases hormones into the body? Pituitary
What are the female reproductive glands? Ovaries
What is the pouch of skin that holds the testicles? Scrotum
What is the female reproductive cell? Egg/Ovum
What is a monthly discharge of the lining of the uterus when an egg is not fertilized? Menstruation
What happens when oil and dirt back up in the pores and bacteria begins to grow? Acne
What is the hormone that causes boys to develop? Testosterone
What is the adrenal gland? It is the gland that produces adrenaline.
What is perspiration? Sweat
Name the STDs that are viruses. HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis B, HPV, Herpes
Name the STDs that are bacteria. Gonorrhea, Chlamydia, Syphilis
Name the STDs that are parasites. Trichomoniasis (Trich), Pubic Lice/Crabs
Describe HIV. It is a deadly virus that is also a STD that can weaken the immune system and cause AIDS.
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