Reproductive System

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1

What makes sperm via meiosis?

Testes

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The testes are responsible for producing what?

Testosterone

3

Collects mature sperm which is eventually propelled through the vas deferens?

Epidiymus

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Sperm travel through this tube, joins with urethra?

Vas Deferens

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The tube is cut to prevent sperm leaving to fertilize an egg?

Vasectomy

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This is where the eggs are produced through cell division?

Ovary

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Each ovary takes turns releasing eggs every month, _______ occur if two eggs are released?

Twins

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What do ovaries secrete?

Estrogen and progesterone

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What is estrogen responsible for?

The appearance of secondary sex characteristics of females

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What regulates menstruation?

Progesterone

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The uterus consists of what?

Body and Cervix

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What is the environment for accepting a fertilized egg?

Uterus

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If no fertilized egg reaches the uterus, the lining is shed monthly in a process knowns as what?

Menstruation

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The fertilized egg implants where?

Uterus

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An egg is usually a few days old before it implants in the uterus. At this point it has already divided several times and is called what?

Blastula

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What is the first cell after fertilization called?

Zygote

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Chromosomes from each parent to get a total of what?

23

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At what week is the embryo called a fetus?

8th week

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Morning sickness is mostly likely caused by what?

Hormones

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What trimester does morning sickness occur a lot?

1st

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Sound waves are used to get an image of the baby, what is this called?

Ultrasound

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Test for fetal abnormalities such as down syndrome?

Amniocentesis and Chorionic Villi Sampling

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Contractions are used for what?

Predict progression of labor

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Contractions can also be called what?

Braxton hicks

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What of the cervix allows for baby to pass through, and it's also a good clue for how close baby is?

Dilation

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What can be used to manage pain of labor?

Epidural

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Placenta is not attached to the top of the uterus, partially or fully blocks the cervix?

Placenta Previa

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What is the solution to placenta previa?

C-section

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Baby is rear or feet first?

Breech

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What is the solution for a breech baby?

Doctors will try to get baby to turn, but if that doesn't work then a c-section

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Fertilized egg attaches to some place other than the uterus?

Ectopic Pregnancy

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Involves the removal of an egg and fertilization is in a petri dish, then transferring one or more fertilized eggs back into the uterus?

In vitro fertilization, also called test tube babies