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testes are within what?
each lobule contains one to four highly coiled, convoluted ______
where do sperms collect in?
so sperms from the lumen of each ______ pass onto the _______ where they _______
seminiferous tubule; epididymis; accumulate and grow
what's the oval head of a sperm composed of?
nucleus and chromatins consisting of 23 chromosomes.
how does the sperm penetrate the egg?
structure of the midpiece of the sperm
mitochondria which provides ATP
*parts of the male reproductive system*
*look at picture*
blood accumulates in erectile tissue and the penis swells and elongates.
function of seminiferous tubules
produce sperm cells
function of interstitial cells
produce and secrete male sex hormones
function of epididymis
stores sperm cells undergoing maturation
function of vas deferens
conveys sperm cells to ejaculator
secretes alkaline fluid containing nutrients to help neutralize the acidic components of semen.
secretes ab alkaline fluid that helps neutralize semen's acidity and enhances sperm cell motility.
secretes fluid that lubricates penis
encloses, protects, and regulates temperature of testes.
conveys urine and semen outside of body
male sex hormones are called
stimulates enlargement of the testes.
-other things that male men undergo during puberty.
type of hormone released that enlarges the ovaries?
*parts of the female reproductive system*
function of ovary
produces oocytes and female sex hormones
uterine tube (fallopian tube)
conveys secondary oocyte toward uterus; site of fertilization; conveys developing embryo to uterus
protects and sustains embryo during pregnancy
conveys uterine secretions, receives erect penis during sexual intercourse and provides open channel for birth
enclose and protect other ecternal reproductive systems
forms margins of vestibules; protects opening of vagina and urethra
produces feelings of pleasure during sexual intercourse
space between labia minora that contains vaginal and urethral openings
secretes fluid that moistens and lubricates vestibules
____ begins to secrete increasing amounts of _____
what is GnRH?
stimulates the anterior pituitary to release FSH and LH.
these hormones helps in controlling female sex cell maturation.
ovaries secrete these female sex hormones that belong in two groups:
what does estrogen do?
stimulate enlargement of accessory organs like the vagina, uterus, ovaries.
female's first menstrual cycle is called
what does FSH do to an ovarian follicle?
14th day of menstuation:
cells finally release the stored LH in response to the GnRH pulses.
what are mammary glands?
secretes milk following pregnancy.
: painful urination and intercourse, mucous discharge prom penis or vagina.
STD: Genital Herpes
: herpes virus 2
: genital sores, fever
: antiviral drug
STD: Genital warts
: human papilloma virus
: warts on genitals
: chemical or surgically removed.
: neisseria gonorrhea bacteria
: (women - none) (men - painful urination)
: sure on the genitals or mouth, rash 6 months later, damages the heart, liver, nerves and brain.