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the collective term for the external genitals of the female

vulva

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a highly sensitive sexual organ in the female; the glans is in front of the vaginal entrance, and the rest of the clitoris extends deeper into the body

clitoris

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the fatty pad of tissue under the pubic hair

Mons pubis

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rounded pads of fatty tissue lying on either side of the vaginal entrance

outer lips

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thin folds of skin lying on either side of the vaginal entrance

inner lips

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two tiny glands located on either side of the vaginal entrance

Bartholin glands

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the skin between the vaginal entrance and the anus

Perineum

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the vaginal entrance

Introitus

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the tube through which urine passes from the bladder out of the body

Urethra

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a thin membrane that may partially cover the vaginal entrance

Hymen

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the tube-shaped organ in the female into which the penis is inserted during coitus and through which a baby passes during birth

Vagina

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a muscle around the vaginal entrance

Pubococcygeus muscle

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erectile tissue running under the inner lips

Vestibular bulbs

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female prostate

Skene's Gland

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the organ in the female in which the fetus develops

Uterus

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the tubes extending from the uterus to the ovary; also called the oviducts

Fallopian tubes

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two organs in the female that produce eggs an sex hormones

Ovaries

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the male external sexual organ, which functions both in sexual activity and in urination

Penis

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spongy bodies running the length of the top of the penis

Corpora Cavernosa

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a spongy body running the length of the underside of the penis

Corpus Spongiosum

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a layer of skin covering the glans or tip of the penis in an uncircumcised male; also called the prepuce

Foreskin

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surgical removal of the foreskin of the penis

Circumcision

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a form of male genital cutting in which a slit is made the length of the foreskin on top

Supercision

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a form of male genital cutting in which a slit is made on the lower side of the penis along its entire length

Subincision

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the pouch of skin that contains the testes in the male

Scrotum

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the pair of glands in the scrotum that manufacture sperm and sex hormones

Testes

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tubes in the testes that manufacture sperm

Seminiferous tubules

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cells in the testes that manufacture testosterone

Interstitial Cells

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the mature male reproductive cell, capable of fertilizing an egg

Sperm

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a highly coiled tube located on the edge of the testis, where sperm mature

Epididymis

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the tube through which sperm pass on their way from the testes and epididymis, out of the scrotum, and to the urethra

Vas Deferens

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saclike structures that lie above the prostate and produce about 60% of the seminal fluid

Seminal Vesticles

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the gland in the male, located below the bladder, that secretes some of the fluid in semen

Prostate

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glands that secrete a clear alkaline fluid into the male's urethra

Cowper's Glands

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a surgical treatment for breast cancer in which the entire breast, as well as underlying muscles and lymph nodes, is removed

Radical Masectomy

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a surgical treatment for breast cancer in which only the lump and a small bit of surrounding tissue are removed

Lumpectomy

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surgical removal of the uterus

Hysterectomy