Chapter 8 - Female Reproductive System Chapter 8 Ovum Ovum...

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Female Reproductive System Chapter 8
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Ovum
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Ovum Egg Female sex cell
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Ovulation Release of an egg from the ovary
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Sperm
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Sperm Male sex cell
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Reproduction
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Fertilization
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Gamete Sex cell Made in the gonads
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Gonads Reproductive Organs Ovaries Testes
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Coitus Intercourse
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Gestation
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Gestation Pregnancy
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Puberty
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Puberty Beginning of the fertile period
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Menarche Onset of the first menstrual period
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menopause
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Menopause Cessation of fertility Cessation of estrogen production by the ovary
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Menstruation Period Sloughing of the endometrial lining if fertilization of the ovum does not occur
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Female Hormones Estrogen Progesterone
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Gynecology The study of the female reproductive system and women’s health
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Obstetrics Specialty concerned with pregnancy and delivery of the fetus
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Neonatology Study and treatment of the newborn child
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Fallopian Tubes Carry the egg from the ovary to the uterus
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Uterus
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Uterus Organ in which the fertilized egg will implant and grow to into a fetus
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Uterine Fundus, Corpus
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Uterus Fundus rounded upper portion Corpus body
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Myometrium, Endometrium
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Myometrium muscle layer Endometrium specialized epithelial mucosa that sloughs with menstruation
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This note was uploaded on 09/14/2011 for the course HEALTH SCI HLTHST101 taught by Professor Dr.cynthiaclinkingbeard during the Fall '11 term at Boise State.

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