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WHAT IS THE PERIOD OF LIFE BETWEEN ADULT AND CHILDHOOD CALLED?
Adolescence
WHAT IS THE PERIOD OF LIFE WHEN INDIVIDUALS DEVELOP SECONDARY SEXUAL CHARACTERISTICS CALLED?
Puberty
WHEN DOES PUBERTY USUALLY BEGIN AND END IN FEMALES?
11-16 but is different for each individual
WHEN DOES PUBERTY BEGIN AND END IN MALES?
13-18 but is different for each individual
WHAT CAUSES THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE SECONDARY SEXUAL CHARACTERISTICS TO BEGIN?
-The release of sex hormones
-Testosterone in males
-Estrogen and Progesterone in females
WHO BEGINS PUBERTY AT AN EARLIER AGE?
Females
NAME THE STRUCTURE THAT PRODUCES AND STORES THE IMMATURE EGG CELLS UNTIL THEY BECOME AN OVUM AND LEAVE THAT STRUCTURE DURING OVULATION.
Ovary
WHAT IS AN IMMATURE EGG CALLED?
Follicle
WHAT IS A MATURE EGG CALLED?
Ovum
NAME THE PATHWAY THAT CARRIES THE OVUM FROM THE OVARY TO THE UTERUS?
Fallopian Tube
NAME THE STRUCTURE THAT BUILDS A NOURISHING LINING IN PREPERATION FOR THE FERTILIZED EGG?
Uterus
NAME THE PROCESS IN WHICH THE UNFERTALIZED EGG CELL, THE LINING OF THE UTERUS AND A SMALL AMOUNT OF BLOOD, LEAVES THE BODY.
Menstruation
NAME THE PROCESS IN WHICH A MATURE EGG CELL (OVUM) LEAVES THE OVARY AND ENTERS THE FALLOPIAN TUBE.
Ovulation
WHERE DOES THE SPERM CELL FERTILIZE THE EGG CELL?
The upper portion of the uterus
NAME THE LOWER PORTION OF THE UTERUS THAT IS A COMMON SITE OF CANCER.
Cervix
NAME THE STRUCTURES THAT PRODUCE AND STORE SPERM CELLS UNTIL THEY MATURE.
Testes
NAME THE STRUCTURE THAT STORES MATURE SPERM CELLS UNTIL THEY ARE NEEDED BY THE BODY
Epidiymis
NAME THE TUBE THAT CARRIES SPERM CELLS FROM THE EPIDIDYMIS TO THE SEMINAL VESICLE
Vas Deferens
WHAT IS THE JOB OF THE SEMINAL VESICLE?
to produce a sugary fluid that nourishes the sperms cell (gives them energy)
WHAT IS THE JOB OF THE COWEPER'S GLAND AND PROSTATE GLAND?
to protect the sperm cells by producing a fluid that protects them from the environment inside the female reproductive system
WHAT IS THE MOST COMMON SITE OF CANCER IN MALES?
Prostate Gland
WHAT IS THE COMBINATION OF THE FLUIDS FROM THE COWPER'S GLAND, PROSTATE GLAND AND SPERM CELL CALLED?
Semen
NAME THE TUBE THAT CARRIES THE SEMEN AND URINE OUT OF THE MALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM
Urethra
WHAT PORTION OF THE SPERM CELL CONTAINS THE ENTIRE MALE GENETIC CODE?
Head of the sperm
WHAT IS THE NAME OF THE TAIL OF THE SPERM CELL THAT IS USED TO PROPEL IT ALONG IT'S JOURNEY?
Flagellum
WHAT IS THE NAME OF THE FERTILIZED EGG WHEN THE CELL BEGINS TO SPLIT?
Zygote
WHAT IS THE DEVELOPING CHILD CALLED WHEN IT IS 3-4 WEEKS OLD, A 1/4 OF AN INCH LONG, AND HAS A HEART BEAT?
Embryo
WHAT IS THE DEVELOPING CHILD CALLED WHEN IT IS 12 WEEKS OLD, 3 INCHES LONG, AND BEGINS TO MOVE AROUND?
Fetus
NAME THE FLUID FILLED SAC THE CHILD LIVES IN WHILE IN THE MOTHER'S WOMB.
Amniotic Sac
WHAT IS THE MOST COMMON PREGNANCY TEST PREFORMED? WHAT DO THEY TEST FOR?
A urine test.
Looking for HCG a hormone that is produced by the body when the woman is pregnant.
WHAT CELL IN THE BODY DOES THE HIV INFECTION ATTACK?
T-Cell
WHAT DOES THE ABBREVIATION HIV STAND FOR?
Human Immune-deficiency Virus.
WHAT DOES THE ABBREVIATION AIDS STAND FOR?
Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
DO INDIVIDUALS DIE OF AIDS?
No, they die of an opportunistic disease (a disease that a healthy body could easily defeat)
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN HIV POSITIVE AND AN AIDS VICTIM?
An HIV positive person has the virus in their body.
An AIDS victim's T-Cell count has dropped bellow 200 T-Cells per milliliter of blood.
WHAT ARE THE ONLY FOUR WAYS THE HIV VIRUS CAN BE TRANSMITTED?
1. Sharing IV drug needles
2. Sexual contact with infected person
3. Infected mother to baby at birth
4. Blood transfusion with infected blood
WHAT ARE THE NAMES OF TWO TEST USED TO DETECT THE HIV INFECTION
ELIZA & Western Blot Test (Very expensive and accurate)
HOW DO THEY CURE AN HIV INFECTION?
There is NO present cure, medicine can only slow the progress of the disease
WHAT DO THE INITIAL'S STI STAND FOR?
Sexual Transmitted Infection
WHAT ARE SOME SIGNS THAT WOULD INDICATE A PERSON MAY HAVE AN STI?
-Burning during urination
-Pain in the pelvic region
-Appearance of unusual marks in the genital area
NAME THE STI THAT CAN BE IDENTIFIED BY THE PRESENCE OF PAINFUL BLISTERS ON THE GENITALS.
Genital Herpes
NAME THE STI THAT CAN BE IDENTIFIED BY THE PRESENCE OF A PURPLE SORE IN THE GENITAL AREA CALLED A "CHANCHER".
Syphilis
NAME THE STI THAT IS CAUSED BY A PARASITE AND CAUSES SEVERE ITCHING IN THE PELVIC REGION.
Pubic lice