Flashcards in Chapter 15: Reproduction Deck (31):
Haploid cell that fuses with second haploid cell to effect fertilization and create a zygote.
Gamete producing organ.
Specific location of sperm production.
Gametes that upon fertilization supply chromosomes but not much else.
Tubes that rhythmically delivers sperm from the epididymis to the urethra during ejaculation.
Source of yellowish fluid that aids in sperm post ejaculation survival and functioning.
Contributor of white, alkaline fluid that makes up one half or more of the volume of semen.
Semen delivery organ.
Egg containing spherical clusters of cells where many of these clusters together make up ovaries.
An unfertilized egg cell that is receptive to fertilization.
Connecting organ between the ovary and the uterus.
Location in mammals where fetus gestation occurs.
Muscular canal separating the lumen of the uterus from that of the vagina.
The mucous membrane lining of the uterus.
Internal female structure directly involved in sexual intercourse and into which sperm is deposited in the course of male ejaculation.
Female external genetalia.
Well defined sequence of modifications to the egg-producing anatomy of sexually mature but not pregnant females.
Progesterone-secreting structure that is present within ovaries during the secretory phase of the ovarian cycle.
Well defined sequence of modifications to the embryo-nourishing anatomy of sexually mature but not pregnant female mammals.
Blood discharge from the vagina associated with shedding of the endometrium.
Time during the uterine cycle of endometrium shedding.
Time during the uterine cycle of endometrium regeneration.
Time during the uterine cycle when the corpus luteum is producing progesterone.
Diploid product of gamete fusion.
Mitotic division during early animal embryonic development.
Embryonic product of cleavage that consists of a solid ball of cells.
Hollow ball of cells that forms from the morula during the early embryonic development of mammals.
Blastocyst attachment to the uterine lining.
The transition from antepartum to postpartum.