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Flashcards in Male/Female Reproductive System Deck (31):
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an inflammation of the urinary bladder usually caused by bacteria

cystitis

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the lower end of the uterus that connects to the vagina

cervix

3

provides a place for a baby to grow before birt

uterus

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the breakdown and discharge of the uterine lining out of the vagina causes ____

menstruation

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the ovaries produce these things

estrogen, progesterone (and eggs)

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after this, an egg is ready to be fertilized by sprem

ovulation

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a tubular organ thar receives sperm during reproduction

vagina

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the monthly changes that the uterus undergoes are all part of the what

menstrual cycle

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where the egg and the sperm join together

fallopian tube

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caused by the uterus contracting to expel its lining

menstrual cramps

11

physical and emotional problems experienced by some women shortly before menstruation

PMS (Premenstrual Syndrome) or Hormones

12

high fever nausea, diarrhea, dizziness, and rash are symptoms of ____

Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS)

13

used to detect cervical cancer

a pap smear

14

the most common cause of female infertility is failure to release an ___

egg

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in front of and separate from the vagina which carries urine from the bladder to the outside of the body

urethra

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the union of a sperm and an egg (ovum)

fertilization

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tubes connecting the epididymis and the urethra through which sperm travel

vas deferens

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coiled tubules at the top of the testes & sperm mature here

epididymis

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muscles around the urethra and the base of the penis contract and move sperm out of the body

ejaculation

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sperm are produced by ____

the testes

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when glands add fluids to sperm, this is produced

semen

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the testes produce this male sex hormone

testosterone

23

sperm leave the body through the ____, which runs through the center of the ____

urethra, penis

24

the changes that occur in male bodies at puberty are caused by this male sex hormone

testosterone

25

a nocturnal emmision, or "wet dream" is ______ that occurs during sleep

ejaculation

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during sexual intercorse, these are deposited inside the woman's body

sperm

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the ___ in one ejaculation contains 150 million to 300 million sperm

semen

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some males are born with one or both of these inside the body

testes

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secondary sexual characteristics occur, male and females are able to produce children

puberty

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union of egg and sperm, occurs in the fallopian tubes; the egg is capable of being fertilized 48 hours after ovulation

fertilization

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this occurs approximately one week after fertilization

implantation