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BiologyMarch26th2007 - flow 2 Testes Where sperm...

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Dustin Lee Block C: Biology 3/26/07 1. Ovaries: They are the organs in which egg cells are produced Follicle: A cluster of cells that surround, protect, and nourish a developing egg cell Oviduct: A narrow tube about 10 cm long, which serves as a passageway to the uterus; normally the site of fertilization Uterus: A hollow, muscular organ with thick walls, roughly the size and shape of a pear Cervix: Connects the uterus to the vagina Vagina: A flexible, thin-walled organ about 9cm long; receives the penis and sperm during intercourse, the birth canal through which the baby exits during birth; a passageway for menstrual
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Unformatted text preview: flow 2. Testes: Where sperm development begins Epididymis: Along, thin, coiled tube attached to each testis; where sperm complete their development Semen: The fluids, along with sperm, that is emitted during the process called ejaculation Vas Deferens: Connecting tube from the epididymis and the urethra Penis: An organ consisting mainly of specialized tissue called erectile tissue 3. Sperm cells are not made before a male is alive. Only one egg is formed while four haploid sperm cells are formed after meiosis....
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