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Colostrum
First Milk- is serum & white blood cells
Copulation (coitus)
Sexual intercourse
Ejaculation
Ejection of semen from male urethra
Embryo
Human in uterus after conception
BTWN 2nd & 8th weeks
Fertilization (conception)
Union of female & male sex cells
Fetus
3rd month to birth of human development
Gamete
Mature male or female reproductive cell
Gonad
Female & male sex glands
Graafian follicle
In cortex of ovary, contains ovum (developed)
Gynecology
Pelvic diseases & hygiene of women
Labor
Expells fetus from uterus
Menopause
Permanent cessation of menstruation
Menstruation
Monty discharge of bloody fluid from uterus
Obstetrics
Prenatal care, childbirth, postpartum care
Ovarian follicle
In cortex of ovary, contains immature ovum & its encasing cells
Ovulation
Monthly rupture of graafian follicle & discharge of ovum
Pregnancy
Developing embryo/fetus in uterus
Puberty
Period where either sex is capable of reproduction
Reproductive system
Creation of offspring
Spermatozoon
Mature male sex cell (23 chromosomes)
3 function of reproductive system
Perpetuation of species
Sexual gratification
Secretion of hormones
T/F

By the end of the 3rd month, sex of fetus is knowable
True
Define Pre-pubescence
Testes contain thousands of immature spermatocytes, ovaries primitive germ cells
T/F

From birth to age of puberty, reproductive organs grow w/rest of body, but are non-functional
True
T/F

Physical changes at puberty are known as secondary sex characteristics
True
Puberty in male & female
Functional spermatozoa, onset of ovulation & menstruation
T/F

Years during which puberty changes are occurring are known as adolescence
True
T/F

Male gonads can function throughout life, female gonads become inactive about age 45.
True
LIst 4 Secondary sex changes in male
Increase in size of larynx (lower voice)
Rapid growth of external genitalia
Growth of hair on face, pubis, axilla
Development of firmer muscles, broad shoulders, narrow hips
List 4 secondary sex characteristics in females
Breasts
Broadening of hips
Hair on pubis & axilla
Menstruation
Testes are 2 ovoid glands in male scrotum suspended from inguinal region by spermatic cord AND
Produce spermatozzoa
Secrete semen or seminal fluid
Secrete testosterone & androsterone into blood (are considered endocrine or ductless glands)
Name 3 accessory reproductive glands
Seminal vesicles
Prostate gland
Cowper's glands
T/F

Seminal vessicles (2) are hollow pouches lying obliquely btwn bladder & rectum, posterior to lower portion of the bladder
True
T/F

Seminal vesicles produce secretions which bathe, protect, & provide nutrients for spermatozoa
True
T/F

The anterior portion of seminal vesicles converge w/ vas deferens to form ejaculatory duct
True
T/F

The prostate gland is a single globular gland inferior to bladder outlet & surrounds first section of urethra
True
T/F

Prostate forms internal sphincter
True
T/F

Urethra passes through the prostate
True
T/F

The Prostate gland secretes an alkaline fluid which increases motility & fertility of spermatozoa
True
T/F

BPH, benign prostatic hypertrophy is treated by a prostatectomy
True