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Ovary
Female gonad that produces eggs and the female sex hormones
Oviduct
Tube that transports eggs to the uterus; also called the uterine tube
Ovulation
Release of a secondary oocyte from the ovary; if fertilization occurs; the secondary oocyte becomes an egg
Pap Test
Analysis done on cervical cells for detection of cancer
Penis
External organ in males through which the urethra passes; also serves as the organ of sexual intercourse
Placenta
Structure that forms from the chorion and the uterine wall and allows the embryo and the fetus to acquire nutrients and rid itself of waste
Progesterone
Female sex hormone that helps maintain sex organs and secondary sex characteristics
Prostate Gland
Gland located around the male urethra below the urinary bladder; adds secretions to semen
Scrotum
Pouch of skin that encloses the testes
Semen
Thick, whitish fluid consisting of sperm and secretions from several glands of the male reproductive tract
Seminal Vesicle
Convduted, saclike structure attached to the vas deferens near the base of the urinary bladder in males; adds secretions to the semen
Seminiferous Tubule
Long, coiled structure contained within chambers of the testes; where sperm are produced
Sperm
Male gamete having a haploid number of chromosomes and the ability to fertilize an egg, the female gamete
Spermatogenesis
Production of sperm in males by the process of meosis and maturation
Testes
(sing., testis) Male gonads that produce sperm and the male sex hormone
Testosterone
Male sex hormone that helps maintain sexual organs and secondary sex characteristics
Urethra
Tublar structure that receives urine from the bladder and carries it to the outside of the body
Uterinc Cycle
Monthly occurring changes in the characteristics of the uterine lining (endometrium)
Uterus
Organ located in the female pelvis where the getus develops; also called the womb
Vagina
Organ that leads from the uterus to the bestibule and servs as the birth canal and organ of sexual intercourse in females
Vas Deferens
Tuble that leads from teh epididymis to the urethra in males
Vulva
External genitals of the female that surround the opening of the vagina or the vaginal orifice
Zygote
Diploid cell formed by the union of sperm and egg; the production of fertilization