Reproductive System worksheet
Name: Terrilyn Wilson
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Clinical Animations about the Reproductive System
b. Fetal Development
c. Formation of twins
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a. Ectopic Pregnancy
Answer the following questions
How is a vasectomy performed?
Be sure to cite the specific anatomical structures
How does this prevent pregnancy?
A vasectomy is usually done in your doctor's office or in an outpatient surgery center.
The operation takes about half an hour. You'll be awake during the procedure. The doctor
will give you a local anesthetic to numb your scrotum. After you're numb, the doctor will
make a very small puncture (hole) on one side of your scrotum and pull out part of the
vas deferens on that side. A small section of the vas deferens is removed. The ends of the
vas deferens will be sealed with small clamps. The procedure will be done on the same
thing on the other side. The puncture is so small that it heals without stitches.
Vasectomy is a safe and highly effective method of birth control accepted by many
couples throughout the world. Vasectomy, a form of permanent contraception, is also
known as male sterilization. This procedure can prevent pregnancy by blocking the
transport of sperm out of the testes. Those who seek a permanent form of birth control
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