Question Answer
Fundus Curved upper portion of the uterus
Myometrium Thick middle layer
Perimetrium The outer layer
Endometrium The Innermost layer
Ejaculatory Duct There two ducts, one for each testis. it passes through the prostate and empty into the urethra
Prostate Sits below the bladder And secrets a clear fluid during sexual arousal. It adds volume to sperm and enhances sperm mobility.
ova Egg Cells
Spermatogenesis sperm formation
Progesterone Progesterone plays a role in maintaining pregnancy. The hormone is produced in the ovaries, the placenta (when a woman gets pregnant) and the adrenal glands. Regulates the monthly menstrual cycle. .
Estrogen The primary female sex hormone as well as a medication. It is responsible for the development and regulation of the female reproductive system.
FSH Primes spermatogenic cells to respond to testosterone, and sperm production begins.
LH Prompts interstitial cells to begin secreting testosterone
Vas deferens The tube that connects the testes with the urethra. The vas deferens is a coiled duct that conveys sperm from the epididymis to the ejaculatory duct and the urethra.
Morula Blackberry like cluster of 16 cells.
Ductus arteriosus diverts blood from right ventricle to to the pulmonary artery bypassing the lungs.
Ductus venosus Shunts blood around the liver
Foramen ovale An opening between the two atria shunts blood from the right atrium to the left
Chapter 23 Reproductive Systems/ Pregnancy&Human development

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