Reproduction Part 1 - 13 Implantation When the embryo sinks...

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1. Afterbirth: When the placenta rips away from the uterus wall and passes out through the vagina after the baby has been born. 2. Amnion: It is a fluid that surrounds the embryo to support and protect it. 3. Cervix: The neck of the womb that leads to the vagina. 4. Chromosomes: Located in the nucleus, they are made of DNA and protein, contain genetic information. 5. Ejaculation: Process where sperm is pushed out of the penis by contracting the muscles along the penis. 6. Embryo: After fertilization occurs, the zygote divides to make a ball of cells that is called the embryo. 7. Fertilization: When two gametes join together. 8. Follicle: It is a small space, filled with liquid, that surrounds the egg cell. 9. Gamete: Sex cells (e.g. egg or sperm) 10. Gestation Period: The length of time between fertilization and the birth. 11. Graafian Follicle: The follicle grows bigger and moves to the edge of the ovary. 12. Hermaphrodite: An organism which produces both the male and female gametes.
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Unformatted text preview: 13. Implantation: When the embryo sinks into the thick, spongy lining of the uterus. 14. Labor: When the muscle walls of the uterus contract. 15. Menstruation: When the lining of the uterus breaks up and slowly moves out the vagina. This process takes about 5 days and occurs every 28 days in females. 16. Ova: Egg 17. Ovaries: Where the eggs are stored. 18. Oviducts: Fallopian tubes where the egg travels down to the uterus. 19. Ovulation: When the Graafian follicle bursts and the egg leaves the ovary. 20. Placenta: It provides nutrients and oxygen from the mother to the baby through the umbilical cord. 21. Prostrate Gland: A gland within the male reproductive system that is located just below the bladder. 22. Rectum: Opening from the colon that is behind the vagina. Opens separately to the outside. 23. Scrotum: The two sacs of skin which hold the testes and are outside the body....
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This note was uploaded on 12/03/2011 for the course BIOL 2302 taught by Professor Johnson during the Spring '11 term at Butler Community College.

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Reproduction Part 1 - 13 Implantation When the embryo sinks...

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