Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


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.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
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

Female Reprod System

Ovaries The female reproductive glands that hold the female eggs and produce estrogen and progesterone, the female reproductive hormones
Estrogen and progesterone The female hormones
Follicle A tiny capsule (incasement) in the ovary in which the egg develops and matures
Egg, ova, ovum The female sex cell
Ovulation The release of the mature egg from the ovary and the time when the female is most able to get pregnant. It occurs in the middle of her cycle
Menopause Usually occurs when the female is 50-55 years old. All follicles will breakdown and the female no longer ovulates or menstruates
Oopherectomy The surgical removal of the ovaries usually because of cancer
Fallopian Tubes Two tubes, that attach each of the ovaries to the uterus. The cilia will push the egg through to the uterus within 4-6 days.
Upper Third The part of the fallopian tube where the egg is most often fertilized
PID Pelvic Inflammatory Disease- a blockage of the fallopian, leading to sterility in the female, usually caused by an untreated baterial infection like clamydia or gonorrhea
Tubal Ligation The cutting and tying of the fallopain tube permantly sterilizing the female
Ectopic or Tubal Pregnancy When the fertilized egg IMPLANTS OUTSIDE of the uterus
Uterus The female organ where the fetus develops and can stretch to hold a 21 inch long and eight pound baby.
Created by: norma peck



Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards