Flashcards in Chapter 22 Deck (15):
Thin, Liquid– Filled, Protech do membrane that forms around the embryo.
Fertilized egg that has attached to the wall of the uterus.
Can occur during the birth process or after birth as an infant adjust from a watery, dark, consistent – temperature environment to its new environment.
In humans, a developing baby after the first two months of pregnancy until birth.
In humans, chemically produced by the endocrine system, released directly into the bloodstream by ductless glands; affects specific target tissues, and can speed up or slow down cellular activity.
Hormone – controlled monthly cycle of changes in the female reproductive system that includes the maturation of an egg and preparation of the uterus for possible pregnancy.
Monthly flow of blood and tissue cells that occur when the lining of the uterus breaks down and is shed.
In plants, swollen base of an angiosperm's pistil, where egg – producing ovules are found; in humans, Female reproductive organ that produces eggs and is located in the lower part of the body.
Monthly process in which an egg is released from an ovary and enters the oviduct, where it can become fertilized by sperm
Period of development – usually about 38 or 39 weeks in female humans – from fertilized egg until birth.
Mixture of sperm and a fluid that helps move and supplies them with an energy source.
Haploid sex cell formed in the male reproductive organs; in humans, male reproductive organs produced in the testes.
Male organ that reproduces sperm and testosterone.
In female humans, hollow, muscular, pear shaped organ where fertilized egg develops into a baby.