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ADOLESCENCE
A time of growth and change (starting between ages 11 and 15).
HORMONES
Chemical substances, produced by glands, which help to regulate the way your body functions.
PUBERTY
The time when you start to develop certain physical characteristics f adults of your own gender.
ENDOCRINE SYSTEM
Glands throughout your body that regulate body functions,
GLAND
A group of cells or an organ that produces a chemical substance.
REPRODUCTION
Process by which living organisms produce new individuals of their kind.
REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM
Body organs and structures that make possible the production of offspring.
SPERM
The male reproductive cells.
SEMEN
The mixture of sperm and fluids.
ENDOCRINE SYSTEM
Glands throughout your body that regulate body functions.
EPINEPHRINE
Adrenaline
PITUITARY GLAND
This gland produces several hormones that control other glands.
HERNIA
A part of the intestine pushes into the groin.
STERILITY
Being unable to produce healthy sperm in order to reproduce.
TESTICULAR CANCER
Cancer of the testes
FERTILIZATION
The joining of a male sperm cell and a female egg cell to form a new human life.
MENSTRUATION
The flow of the uterine lining material from the body.
OVARIES
The two female reproductive glands.
UTERUS
Womb
GYNECOLOGIST
A Doctor who specializes in the female reproductive system.
PREMENSTRUAL SYNDROME 9PMS0
Physical and emotional changes before menstruation.
TOXIC SHOCK SYNDROME
Bacterial infection linked to tampon use.
INFERTILITY
Unable to produce children.
VAGINITIS
Infection of the vagina.
CANCER
Cancer of the breasts, ovaries, uterus or cervix.