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ReproductiveSystemP8

HS1; Reproductive System Group Project

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Female Reproductive System produces eggs (ova),allows for sexual intercourse, protects and nourishes the fertilized egg until it is fully developed, and allows the woman to give birth
Uterus Shaped like an upside-down pear, with a thick lining and muscular walls; these muscles are able to expand and contract to accommodate a growing fetus and then help push the baby out during labor.
A vagina's 3 purposes in regards to the Reproductive System Its where the penis is inserted during sexual intercourse;its where the baby comes out of a woman's body during childbirth, through the birth canal;and it is the exit for the menstrual blood (the period) to leave the body.
Ovaries Two oval-shaped organs that lie to the upper right and left of the uterus; they produce, store, and release eggs into the fallopian tubes in the process called ovulation.
Fallopian Tubes Two tubes attached to either side of the uterus;an egg leaving the ovaries enter here where they are pushed down towards to uterus
Cervix Joins the lower uterus with the top of the vagina; during menstruation it stretches open slightly to allow the endometrium to be shed.
Myometrium the middle layer of the uterine wall, consisting mainly of uterine smooth muscle cells
Endometrium the inner membrane of the mammalian uterus
Perimetrium the outer serosa layer of the uterus
Dysmenorrhea painful period
Menorrhagia heavy periods with excessive bleeding
Amenorrhea When a girl has not started her period by the time she is 16 years old or 3 years after starting puberty, has not developed signs of puberty by age 14, or has had normal periods but has stopped menstruating for some reason other than pregnancy.
Oligomenorrhea When a girl misses or has infrequent periods, even though she's been menstruating for a while and isn't pregnant.
Testes produce and store millions of tiny sperm cells;oval-shaped
Epididymis a set of coiled tubes (one for each testicle) that connects to the vas deferens.
Vas (Ductus) Deferens a muscular tube that passes upward alongside the testicles and transports the sperm-containing fluid called semen.
Shaft main part of the penis
Glans the tip, or head, of the penis
Penis main organ of the Male Reproductive System
Created by: Grass213