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1

What is the lower end of the uterus that connects to the vagina

Cervix

2

Where does the baby grow

Uterus

3

What is the breakdown and discharge of the uterine lining out of the vagina

Menstruation

4

What do the ovaries produce

Eggs, progesterone, estrogen

5

When is an egg ready to be fertilized by sperm

After ovulation

6

What is the tubular organ that receives sperm during reproduction

Vagina

7

The monthly changes that the uterus undergoes is part of what

Menstrual cycle

8

Where do the egg and sperm join together

Fallopian tube

9

What is caused by the uterus contracting to expel its lining

Menstrual cramps

10

What are the symptoms of Toxic Shock Syndrome and what causes it

High fever, nausea, diarrhea, dizziness, rash

Use of tampon

11

What is used to detect cervical cancer

Pap smear

12

The failure to release an egg causes

Infertility

13

What is in front of the vagina and carries urine from the bladder to the outside of the body

Urethra

14

The union of a sperm and egg

Fertilization

15

What are the tubes that connect the epididymis to the urethra

Vas deferens

16

Where do sperm mature and where is this?

Epididymis and on top of the testes

17

What is it called when the muscles around the urethra and base of the penis contract and move sperm out of the body

Ejaculation

18

Testes produce what

Sperm

19

What is it called when glands add fluids to the sperm

Semen

20

Testes produce what hormone

Testosterone

21

sperm leave the body through where? Where is this located

Urethra, penis

22

A nocturnal emission is a what

Ejaculation

23

What are deposited into a woman's body

Sperm

24

Some males are only born with one...

Testes

25

What is an inflammation of the urinary bladder usually caused by bacteria

Cystitis