Flashcards in Reproductive System Deck (14)
Make sperm via meiosis. The testes also produce testosterone, the male hormone.
Sperm travel through this tube, joins with urethra
Gland that produces a fluid that carries sperm during ejaculation
Is the male organ where the semen comes out from
Collects mature sperm which is eventually propelled through the vas deferens
The tube is cut to prevent sperm leaving (and fertilizing an egg)
Foreskin is surgically removed, exposing the end of the penis
This is where the eggs are produced through cell division (MEIOSIS)
The uterus consists of a body and a cervix. The cervix protrudes into the vagina.
Pair of tubes along which eggs travel from the ovaries to the uterus.
The vagina is an elastic, muscular canal with a soft, flexible lining that provides lubrication and sensation. The vagina connects the uterus to the outside world
The cervix is the lower end of the womb (uterus). It is at the top of the vagina. It protects the vagina from bacteria
Fraternal twins develop from the fertilization of two individual eggs