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Reproductive System

Testes gonads of the male
spermatozoa male sex cell
ova gamete, the female sex cell
penis accessory organ of the male
zygote fertilized ovum
Testes essential organ of the male
bulbourethral cowper's gland
asexual single parent
external genital of the male scrotum
prostate accessory organ
seminiforous tubules continually forming sperm from puberty on
Sperm cells may join with the ova, the female sex cell, to form a new human
One of the testes function is to secrete male hormone testosterone that transforms a boy to a man
Vas deferens continuation of ducts that start in epididymis
Corpus spongiosum erectile
Cowper's gland also known as bubourethral
epididymis narrow tube that lies along the top and behind the testes
prostate gland donut shaped gland beneath the bladder
ejaculatory duct continuation of vas deferens
semen mixture of sperm and secretions of accessory glands
seminal vesicles contributes 60% of the seminal fluid volume
prepuce removed during circumcision
scrotum external genitalia
ovaries gonads
vagina accessory duct
bartholin accessory female sex gland
vulva genitals
ova sex cells of female
mons pubis external structure
vagina internal structure
labia majora external structure
uterine tubes internal structure
vestibule external structure
clitoris external structure
labia minora external structure
ovaries internal structure
The ovaries are the gonads of the female
ovaries have two main functions production of female sex cell and to secrete sex hormones
oogensis process in which the ovaries produce the female sex cells
meiosis specialized type of cell division that occurs during sexual reproduction
The ovum is the body's largest cell
ovum has 23 chromosomes
At the time of fertilization, sex cells from both parents fuse and 46 chromosomes are united
estrogen and progesterone the female sex hormone secreted by the ovaries
estrogen is the sex hormone that causes the development and maintenance of the female scondary sex characteristics
progesterone acts with estrogen to help initiate the menstrual cycle in girls entering puberty
entranceway of the sperm vagina
lining known as endometrium uterus
terminal end of birth canal vagina
site of menstruation uterus
fingerlike projection called fimbriae uterine tubes
consists of body, fundus, and cervix uterus
site of fertilization uterine tubes
also known as the oviducts uterine tubes
Bartholin's gland secretes lubricating fluid
breasts primary fat tissue
alveoli grapelike clusters of milk secreting cells
lactiferous ducts drain alveoli
areola colored area around the nipple
mons pubis pad of fat over the symphysis pubis
labia majora "large lips"
clitorus composed of erectile tissue
vestibule area between the labia minora
episiotomy surgical procedure...yuck!
ovulating hormone LH
causes final maturation of follicle and ovum LH
secreted during the first days of the menstruation cycle FSH
secreted after estrogen level of blood increases FSH
birth control pills supress this one FSH
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