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18 Cards in this Set

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Define Testes
male gland that produces testosterone and sperm
Define spermatozoa
male gamete (haploid cell; sex cell)
Define ovary
female reproductive organ that produce ova and releases estrogen
Define ovulation
monthly process of discharging ova
Define uterus
hollow muscular organ in the pelvic are where the fertilized ova develops
Define menstruation
monthly flow of blood and tissue from the uterus
Define fertilization
gametes meeting to form zygote
Define fallopian tubes
tube from the ovary to the uterus to carry ova
Define ovum
female gamete (haploid cell; sex cell)
Define gonad
organ that produces gametes
Define gametes
sex cell
Define hormone
chemical substance released from a gland into the blood stream to affect another area of the body
Define pregnancy
condition of a female carrying a zygote
Define embryo
Organism in the early stages of development
Define fetus
Organism after eight weeks of conception
Define fetal stress
Abnormal condition of a fetus
Define endometrium
Lining of the uterus
Define Amniotic sac
Membranous sac that encloses the embryo of a fetus