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hormone controlled monthly CYCLE of changes in the female reproductive system that includes the maturation of an egg and preparation of the uterus for possible pregnancy
menstration cycle
haploid sex cells formed in the male reproductive organs
sperm
a developing baby after the first two months of pregnancy until birth
fetus
male organ that produces sperm and TESTOSTERONE
testis
mixture of sperm and a fluid that helps sperm move and supplies them w/ an energy source
sement
can occur during the birth process or after birth as an infant adjusts from a watery, dark, constant-tempurature environment to its new environment
fetal stress
thin, liquid-filled, protective membrane that forms around the embryo
amniotic sac
chemical produced by the endocrine system;
released directly into bolood stream by ductless galnds;
affectsn specific target tissues, and can speed up or slow down cllular activities
hormone
hollow, muscular, pear-shaped organ where a fertilized egg develops into a baby
uterus
fertilized egg that has attatched to the wall of the uterus
embryo
monthly process in which an egg is release a from an ovary and enters the oviduct, where it can become fertilized by the sperm
ovulation
muscular tube that connects the lower end of the uterus to the outside of the body;
the birth canal through which a baby travels when being born
vagina
period of development - usually about 38-39 weeks in humans - from fertilized egg until birth
pregnancy
female reproductive organ that produces eggs and is located in the lower part of the body
ovary
monthly flow of blood and tissue cells that occurs when the lining of the uterus breaks down and is shed
mensturation