Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
Know
remaining cards
Save
0:01
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

reproduction

vocabulary

TermDefinition
Progesterone; the sex hormone released by the females.
Estrogen; steroid hormone that is found in greater quantities in women than men and contributes to female sexual characteristics and development.
Ovulation; process by which an egg is released from the ovary and becomes available for fertilization.
Implantation ; the attachment of the fertilized egg to the uterine lining, which occurs approximately 6 pr 7 days after fertilization.
Uterus; organ of the female reproductive system in which fertilized egg attaches and a fetus develops.
Cervix; is the lower, narrow part of the uterus and it forms a canal that opens into the vagina and this leads to the outside of the body.
Vagina; elastic enough to allow the passage of the fetus.
Testosterone; steroid hormone that is found in greater quantities in men than in women and contributes to male sexual characteristics and development.
Fetus; unborn offspring from the end of the eighth week after conception to the moment of birth.
Vas deferens; tubes in which sperm travel from the epidymis into the lower abdomen.
Semen; white substance that contains sperm and fluids produced by sex glands of the male reproductive system.
Oviduct/Fallopian tube; tube of connective tissue that attaches the ovary to the uterus in the female reproductive system and in which fertilization occurs.
Epididymis is a storage area on the upper rear of each testis where sperm mature in about 18 hours.
Placenta; organ that develops in female mammals during pregnancy and carries nutrients from the mother to the embryo
Menopause; period of life when the female reproductive system permanently stops the menstrual cycle.
Menstruation; the lining of the uterus breaks down and it is passed out along with the miscroscopic egg out of the vagina .
Cleavage; series of cell devision after fertilization.
Differentiation; process by which a less specialized cell develops or matures to become more distinct in form and function.
Gestation; the time between fertilization and birth during which the embryo or fetus is developing in the uterus.
Embryo; stage of development after the fertilized cell implants into the uterus but before the cells take on a recognizable shape.
Created by: 1008562