Reproductive System

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Reproductive System
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2012-05-24 22:45:22
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  1. 280 days long
    gestational period
  2. process to remove useful substances and wastes from blood
    filtration
  3. layer of the uterus which sloughs off during menstral flow phase
    endomentrial
  4. begins before birth to produce oocytes
    oogensis
  5. sperm and secretions from the prostate, seminal vesicles and bulbourethral glands
    seman
  6. modified sweat glands
    mammary glands
  7. hormone produced by the growing ovarianfollicle
    estrogen
  8. when spermatogenesis begins
    puberty
  9. ruptured follicle following the ejection of an oocyte
    corpus luteum
  10. contains enzymes to aid the sperm penetration of the egg
    acrosome
  11. primative stem cell of spermatogenesis
    spermatogonia
  12. notch on the medial surface of the kidney, where blood vessels and ureter enter/ leave the kidney
    hilus
  13. where sperm formation occurs
    seminiferous tubules
  14. erectile tissue filling with blood
    erection
  15. 28 days long
    menstrual cycle
  16. release hormones into bloodstream
    endocrine glands
  17. release secretions through ducts
    exocrine glands
  18. hormone produced by the corpus luteum
    progesterone
  19. site for sperm maturation
    epididymus
  20. divides the testes into lobules
    tunica albuginea
  21. fatty tissue surrounds the kidneys to hold them in place
    adipose capsule
  22. when a baby's sex is determined
    conception
  23. what propels sperm through vas deferens
    peristalsis
  24. functional and structural unit of the kidney
    nephron
  25. rupture of the Graafian follicle
    ovulation
  26. function of the urinary system along with maintaining homeostasis
    remove wastes
  27. surrounds the urethra, enlargement can cause trouble urinating
    prostate gland
  28. main organ of the urinary system
    kidney
  29. site of fetilization
    fallopian tubes
  30. glands which produce milk
    alveolar
  31. primary sex organs
    gonads
  32. pathway of sperm from testis to urethra
    testis--> epididymis--> vas deferens--> urethra
  33. function of the uterus
    receive, retain, and nourish a fertilized egg
  34. layer of the uterus (inside out)
    endometrium--> myometerium--> perimetrium
  35. how are ova and sperm similar
    same number of chromosomes
  36. stages of growth in order
    • 1. zygote
    • 2. embryo
    • 3. fetus
  37. first stage of labor
    dilation stage- contractions become more rapid
  38. second stage of labor
    expulsion- dialation to delivery
  39. third stage of delivery
    placental stage- delivery of the placenta
  40. endocrine glands
    estrogen and progesteron
  41. exocrine glands
    eggs or ova

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