Reproductive System

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sprinkle15
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152401
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Reproductive System
Updated:
2012-05-05 20:54:35
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Health
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  1. Ovary
    • where the eggs are released
    • switches sides every month
    • ovarian cancer
    • ovulation=maturing and releasing of eggs
  2. Fallopian Tube
    • conception takes place
    • egg travels through here (2-4 days)
    • tubal ligation, ties tubes, no more conception
  3. Uterus
    • carries the baby
    • menstruation cycle
    • development of child
  4. Vagina
    • birth canal
    • intercourse
  5. Cervix
    • valve
    • protects a possibly developing child
    • cervical cancer
    • dilation during birth
  6. Labia
    • part of the vulva
    • skin folds to protect the body
  7. Clitoris
    • part of the vulva
    • orgasm associated with clitoris
    • site of stimulation
  8. hymen
    has to be broken for sexual intercourse
  9. Testes
    • manafactures sperm
    • testicular cancer
    • testosterone
  10. Scrotum
    • houses the testicles
    • muscular
    • protects the sperm by keeping temperature constant
    • can be pulled up or relaxe
  11. Epididymis
    • storehouse for sperm
    • ejaculation
  12. Vas Deferens
    • pathway for sperm
    • vasectomy -->shuts out sperm
  13. Urethra
    • same tube as vas deferens
    • urination
    • ejaculation
  14. Seminal Vesicle
    • glands that semen
    • secretes semen
  15. Prostate
    • glands
    • fluid
    • semen
  16. Cowpers
    • glands
    • fluid
    • semen
  17. Penis
    • many blood vessels
    • when the blood flows
    • erections
    • foreskin can be removed through circumsion

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