Flashcards in Reproductive Organs Deck (15):
Produce sex cells called gametes
Males have testis produce sperm
Females have ovaries producing eggs
Paired testes suspended in scrotum. Sperm produced by testes.
Where does the sperm mature?
After the epididymis where does the sperm go next?
The vans deferentia by muscular contractions
Muscular tubes that store nature sperm for ejaculation
The union of the vas defers with the duct of the seminal vesicles
Oocyte (egg) bursts from an ovary into the coelom
Oviduct ( Fallopian tubes)
Fertilization starts here and the fertilized egg travels uterus to the utern lining.
Moves developing embryo to the uterus
Uterine lining formed once a month
Releases Oocytes. Produces estrogen and progesterone
Must convert ammonia to ureas or Uric acid because ammonia is very toxic. Loose water through excretion and respiration.
Kidneys four homeostatic functions
1. Excretion of metabolic wastes
2. Maintenance of water-salt balance
3. Maintenance of acid- balance (pH balance)
4. Secretion of hormones