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15 Cards in this Set

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What is the structure which passes food and oxygen to the fetus called?
The umbilical cord.
When contractions begin with labor, what is contracting?
Your muscles flexing in order to help deliver the baby.
Where is sperm stored?
The Epididymis
Name the tube that carries both urine and semen out of the body in males and only urine in females.
The Urethra.
Name the organ that nourishes the fetus in the uterus.
The Placenta.
Name the sac of water that protects and cushions the fetus during pregnancy.
The Amniotic Sac
What is the safest and most effective method of birth control?
The Pill.
Name the most common site of cancer in women.
Name the most common site of cancer in men.
Prostate Cancer.
When a women’s water breaks it is a sign of what?
That she is going into labor.
Why is it important to not use drugs during pregnancy?
Because it can result in physical and/or mental disabilities in the baby, or cause a premature birth. The baby could be born addicted to drugs, it can cause heart defects and more.
Explain what it would be like to be a teen parent?
Essay question. Just mention long hours, little money, hard to finish school, less time for dating and hanging out with friends, little sleep, ect. ect.
What are some common disorders of the male and female reproductive system?
- Prostate Cancer
- Testicular Cancer
- Male Infertility

- Infertility
- Breast Cancer
- Fallopian Tube Cancer
What is the function of the reproductive system?
To reproduce.
Name 3 STI’s that are viral.