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Ch. 16, 17, 24

Human Sexuality

cervix Opening to the uterus. Separates the uterus from the birth canal
Fallopian Tubes Pair of finger-like tubes that connect the ovaries to the uterus which allow the egg to travel to the uterus.
Ovaries Female sex glands that store the ova, eggs, and produce female sex hormones.
Penis External male reproductive organ
Scrotum Houses the testes
Testes Organ which produces sperm
Urethra Tube through which urine leaves the body
Uterus The womb where the fetus develops
vagina Birth canal
vas deferens sperm travel through this structure from the testes to the urethra
H.I.V. Human Immunodeficiancy Virus
A.I.D.S. Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
3 conditions necessary for fertilization to occur 1) Egg present in fallopian tubes 2) Sperm present 3) Egg & Sperm must join
zygote stage What the developing organism is called after the 1st 7 days after fertilization.
embryo stage The developing organism from the 7th day after fertilization until 3rd month of pregnancy
fetus stage last 6 months of pregnancy
umbilical cord Structure that allows the developing organism to receive nutrition
What are the stages in the birthing process? 1)Mild Muscular Contractions 2) Baby passes through cervix into birth canal 3) delivery of placenta after baby is born
3 behaviors that transmit H.I.V. 1) sexual behaviors 2) sharing needles 3) mother to baby
4 body fluids the H.I.V. virus is transmitted through 1) blood 2) semen 3) vaginal secretions 4) breast milk
Created by: Mrs.Coons