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Absence of Urine

Anuria

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Inflammation of the Bladder

Cystitis

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Painful Menstrual Flow

Dysmenorrhea

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The finger-like structures of the fallopian tube that catch the ovum

Fimbriae

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Another word for Urination

Micturition

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The functional unit of the kidneys
Working tissue of kidney that filters blood

Nephron

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Voiding at Night

Nocturia

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The presence of excessive number of white blood cells in the urine

Pyuria

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Male Gonad

Testis

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A surgical cutting and tying of the
vas deferens to prevent the passage of sperm

Vasectomy

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The testes are surrounded by a tough membrane called the

Tunica Albuginea

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Inner portion of the kidneys

Medulla

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Cup-shaped top of a Nephron

Bowman's Capsule

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What is the lower, narrow part of the uterus that extends into the vagina

Cervix

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A specialized form of milk that delivers essential nutrients and antibodies in a form that the newborn can digest

Colostrum

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Without sex or sexuality, in particular

Having no desire for sex

Asexual

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A long narrow tube in the back of the testes that transports sperm.

Its coiled duct provides for storage, transit, and maturation of sperm

Epididymous

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What is the bottom, or rounded end, of a hollow organ

The part of an organ that is farthest from the opening of the organ

Fundus

(ex: fundus of stomach or uterus)

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An egg within the ovary of the female is called

Ovum

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The single cell formed that results from the union of sperm and egg; a new life

Zygote (fertilized ovum)

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The female gonad

One of a pair of reproductive glands in women

Located in Pelvis

One on each side of the uterus

Ovary

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An immature ovum

A female germ cell in the process of development

Oocyte

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A temporary organ that forms within the uterus to allow the exchange of nutrients, oxygen, and waste products between the mother and fetus without allowing maternal blood and fetal blood to mix

Placenta

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Lies under the bladder and surrounds the end of the urethra in the region where the vas deferens enters the urethra

Prostate Gland

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The whitish fluid containing sperm that is ejaculated through the urethra at the peak of male sexual excitement

Semen