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the male gonads are
testes
an early fertilized egg that is developing in the uterus is called an
embryo
the excorine function of the testes is
sperm production
the acual "sperm-forming factories" of the male reproductive system are the
seminiferous tubules
sperm gain their ability to swim while in the
eqididymus
____ begins during puberty
spermatogenesis
the layer os the uterus that sloughs off on a monthly basis is the
endometrium
+++ starts before birth
oogenesis
the hormone responsible for ovulation is
lutenizing hormone
the corpus luteum primarily produces
progesterone
the mammary glands are mmodified
sweat glands
the glands that produce mild are called the
alveolar ducts
for fertilization of occur, sexual intercourse must occur no more than
72 hours before ovulation
parturition is another term for
child birth
the normal period of gestation is
280 days
braxton hicks contractions are a
false labor
along with prostaglandins, labaor is initiated by
oxytocin
male sex hormones are represented by what pair of genes?
XY
menopause is considered to have occured when female goes one year without
menstuation
breast cancer is the leading cause of death in
women
mitochondria wrapped around the tail of the sperm provide it with ATP needed for
propulsion
all body systems are present in the least rudimentary form
8 weeks
eyes are open
21-30 weeks
sex is readily detected from the genitals
12 weeks
limbs are present
8 weeks
heart pumps blood
4 weeks
face looks human
13-16 weeks
finger nails and toenails are present
21-30 weeks