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Ovaries
organs in which egg cells and hormones are produced
Follicle
a cluster of cells that surround, protect and nourish a developing egg cell
Uterus
a hollow, muscular organ with thick walls roughly the size and shape of a pear-contains and protects the developing baby
Cervix
connects the uterus to the vagina
Vagina
a flexible thin walled organ that receives the penis and the sperm during intercourse-birth canal by which the baby exits during birth
Testes
sperm cell begins their development here –male reproductive organ that produces sperm and hormones
Scrotum
sac like structure that houses the testes outside of the abdomen
Epididymis
a long, thin, coiled tube attached to each testes-place where sperm matures and is stored
Semen
the fluids along with sperm cells –emitted during the process of ejaculation
Vas deferens
tube that conveys sperm between the epididymis and the urethra
Penis
male reproductive organ, also containing the urethra, and functions in eliminating urine from the body.
Ovulation
release of a secondary oocyte from an ovarian follicle
Ovum
the mature egg cell with a haploid nucleus that is capable of fusing with a sperm nucleus