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The pear shaped muscular organ in a woman's abdomen that houses the developing baby Uterus
the neck, or narrow lower portion, of the uterus cervix
slim, pipelike structure that connects an ovary to the uterus fallopian tube
almond shaped organs that contain a woman's eggs ovaries
egg cell containing the genetic material contributed by the mother ovum
the union of sperm and egg fertilization
the expulsion of the ovum ovulation
first 14 days of prenatal development, from fertilization to full implantation germinal stage
a fertilized ovum zygote
hollow sphere of cells formed during the germinal stage in preparation for implantation blastocyst
process in which a blastocyst becomes embedded in the uterine wall implantation
structure projecting from the wall of the uterus during pregnancy through which the develpoing baby absorbs nutrients placenta
structure that attaches the placenta to the fetus, through which nutrients are passed and fetal wastes are removed umbilical cord
bag-shaped, fluid-filled membrane that contains and insulates the fetus amniotic sac
the period of pregnancy gestation
one of the 3 month long segments into which pregnancy is divided trimester
the inability to conceive after a year of unprotected sex infertility
any infertility treatment in which the egg is fertilized outside the womb. abbr. ART
a special hospital unit that treats at-risk newborns, such as lbw and vlbw nicu

Pregnancy Vocab Crossword

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A flat, circular organ in the uterus of a pregnant person that nourishes and maintains the fetus. PLACENTA
The outer membrane enclosing the Embryo. CHORIONIC
A solid ball of cells resulting from the division of a fertilized ovum. MORULA
An unborn human baby more than 8 weeks after Conception. FETUS
The process of carrying a baby or being carried in the womb. GESTATION
The union of a human egg and sperm occurring the the Fallopian tube. FERTILIZATION
Possesses an inner cell mass which forms the Embryo. BLASTOCYST
Before birth: during or relating to pregnancy. PRENATAL
A flexible cord-like structure connecting the fetus to the placenta. UMBILICAL
Cell formed by the combination of DNA in each gamete; a fertilized ovum. ZYGOTE
Happens about 2 weeks after last menstrual period before pregnancy. CONCEPTION
The attachment of the Blastocyst or Fertilized egg to the wall of the uterus at the start of pregnancy IMPLANTATION
The type of fluid that surrounds a fetus. AMNIOTIC
An unborn or unhatched offspring in the process of development. EMBRYO

Female Reproductive System Crossword

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A pair of small glands about the size and shape of almonds that produce female sex hormones such as estrogen and progesterone as well as ova Ovaries
A pair of tubes where eggs travel from the ovaries to the uterus. Fallopian Tubes
A hollow, muscular, pear-shaped organ, also known as the womb, surrounds and supports the developing fetus during pregnancy. Uterus
An elastic, muscular tube that connects the cervix of the uterus to the exterior of the body. It functions as the receptacle for the penis during sexual intercourse and carries sperm to the uterus and fallopian tubes. It also serves as the birth canal by stretching to allow delivery of the fetus during childbirth. Vagina
The collective name for the external female genitalia (ex. clitoris, labia majora, and labia minora) Vulva
The process of producing an ovum and readying the uterus to receive a fertilized ovum to begin pregnancy. Reproductive Cycle
The process in which the ovaries produce a mature ovum Ovulation
As the mature ovum travels through the fallopian tube, the sperm meets and penetrates through it to become a zygote. The zygote goes through rapid cell division to become an embryo Fertilization
Embryo implants itself in the uterus and goes through stages of development. Pregnancy
When the mature ovum is not fertilized, it fails to implant itself into the endometrium. Eventually, the endometrium sheds and the blood exits through the vagina. Menstruation
The production and release of milk to feed an infant. Lactation

Human Reproductive System Crossword

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One of two female sex hormones estrogen
It contains enzymes to break down part of the egg membrane to enter the ovum acrosome
A hollow ball of many cells blastula
Produces mature eggs and female sex hormones ovary
the process of sloughing off the inner lining of the uterus, once monthly menstruation
Produces sperm and male hormones testes
a mixture of fluid produced by the male sex glands and sperm semen
the process when one sperm fuses with the ovum fertilization
The older term for the uterus womb
the male sex cell sperm
Each sperm has this structure that whips back and forth to move them forward flagellum
One of two female sex hormones progesterone
delivers sperm into the vagina of the female during ejaculation penis
When the zygote arrives in the uterus, it will ________ in the endometrial lining. implant
the site where important substances and waste materials are transferred between the fetus and the mother placenta
the tube that conducts sperm from the testes to the urethra vas deferens
male sex hormone testosterone
where sperm are stored temporarily, found on the back of the testis epididymis
the release of the secondary oocyte from the ovary ovulation
After 8 weeks development, the embryo is known as the ________. fetus
Largest of the glands that produce semen, can be felt through the anterior rectal wall prostate gland
The __________ sac is a fluid-filled bag that protects and supports the fetus during development. Amniotic
Pregnancy tests detect the hormone human ____________________ gonadotropin. chorionic
protects and holds the testes outside the body to maintain a lower temperature for sperm development. scrotum
The scientific term for pregnancy is ______________ (hint: starts with a "g") gestation
This part of the uterus must dilate to 10 cm before the child can be delivered. cervix

Understanding Sexual Health Crossword

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a virus that attacks the human immune system and is caused by AIDS HIV
a gland in the male reproductive system that makes fluid that helps carry male sex cells to the females body Prostate
male sex cells Sperm
another name for testes testicles
the organs that make sperm and the primary male sex hormone testes
the primary male sex hormone testosterone
a sac of skin in which the testes are kept; helps to regulate temperature Scrotum
region of the male reproductive system in which the sperm mature Epididymis
tubes in which fully mature sperm move from the epididymis and out of the scrotum Vas Deferens
the tube that carries urine and sperm out of the body through the penis urethra
an infection of the skin near the scrotum and groin area of a male Jock Itch
uncontrolled growth of cells of the testes; usually does not cause pain and causes enlargement of the testicle or a small lump testicular cancer
an infection passed from one person to another by sexual contact involving sex organs, the mouth, and rectum STI
a muscular organ of the female reproductive system that holds a fetus during pregnancy uterus
a woman's sex cell Ovum
organs where the ovum are stored in the female body ovaries
the primary female sex hormone estrogen
the ovum travels through the ________ to get from the ovary to the uterus Fallopian tube
connects the woman's outside of the body with her uterus vagina
the process of the ovaries releasing one egg per month after puberty ovulation
the lining of the uterus endometrium
the monthly break down and shedding of the lining of the uterus menstruation
the time when a fertilized egg grows and develops into a baby in the woman's uterus pregnancy
a developing human, from fertilization until the end of the eighth week of pregnancy embryo
a developing human, from the start of the ninth week of pregnancy until birth fetus
an organ that grows in the woman's uterus during pregnancy and allows nutrients, gases, and wastes to be exchanged between mother and fetus placenta
doctors often divide the nine months of a baby's development into 3-month periods called... trimesters
the passage of a baby from its mother's uterus to outside the body birth
the loss of a pregnancy before the 20th week miscarriage
the stage of life when people become sexually mature premature birth
the deliberate choice to refrain from all sexual activity abstinence
a serious disease that destroys the body's immune system AIDS
a virus that attacks the human immune system and that causes AIDS HIV

Prenatal development Crossword

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Fluid surrounds the fetus Amniotic
When a sperm cell combines with an egg cell to form a zygote occurs Conception
If a cell or egg is female it is an Ovum
The is the connecting tissue between the baby and the uterus Placenta
Is the process after conception Prenatal development
When a single cell turns into an Embryo
And after the third stage a Fetus
A male cell capable of fertilizing an egg is called Sperm
Dna Genes
The inability to concive a child Infertility
During preganacy a womens swell Breasts
Idk Birth defects
Sees the fetus Ultra sound
Infant dies at 28 weeks Still birth
Can happen during prenancy Miscarriage
Idk Zygote
Idk Uterus
Idk Umbilical cord
Idk Chromosomes

pregnancy Crossword

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the period during which a fertilized egg grows pregnancy
a period of about three months trimester
a woman's egg ovum
once a month a woman's egg is released from the ovaries ovulation
male cell needed for reproduction sperm
sperm and ovum unite also known as fertilization conception
fertilized human egg the zygote stage last from conception to two weeks zygote
the developing baby from about the third week of pergnacy through the eighth week embryo
the final stage of pregnancy from the ninth month until birth fetus
all development that occurs between conception and birth prenatal-development
a fluid that cushipon the baby against possible injury amniiotic-fluid
the sec that holds the amniotic fluid amniotic-sac
a flexible cord that contains blood vessels and connects the baby to the placenta umbilical -cord
a special organ that functions as an interchange between thedeveloping baby and it mother providing nutrients and blood to the fetus placenta
a hollow ball of cells from the fertilized egg that import itself into uterus lining blastocyst
the process or time during late pregnancy when the fetal head begins to descend into the mother's pelvis lightening
to move and be felt moving in the womb quickening
a hollow muscular organ in the pelvic cavity of the female uterus
can begin as early as the second trimester. However, they are most commonly experienced in the third trimester. When this happens, the muscles of the uterus tighten for approximately 30 to 60 seconds, and sometimes as long as two minutes. braxton hicks contractions
soft prenatal hair lanugo
when the widest part of the baby's head is passing through the vagina crowning
waxyor cheesy white substance found coating the skin of newborn humans vernix caseosa

Family Life Crossword

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the joining of an egg with a sperm Fertilization
Female reproductive cell Egg
Male reproductive cell Sperm
Responsible for releasing egg cells Ovaries
Carry egg cells to the Uterus from the ovaries Fallopiantubes
Shelters and Nourishes the developing child Uterus
Muscular passageway that leads from the uterus to the outside of the body Vagina
Opening at the bottom of the uterus Cervix
External male reproductive organ Penis
Glands that produce sperm and hormones. Testes
Pouch containing the testes Scrotum
Tube that carries urine and sperm out of the body Urethra
developing organism from fertilization to about 8th week until birth Embryo
developing organism from end of the 8th week until birth Fetus
tube that connects the mother's placenta to the fetus umbilicalcord
thick, rich tissue that lines the walls of the uterus during pregnancy and nourishes the fetus Placenta

Fertilization and Pregnancy Crossword

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The levels of this hormone must remain high in order to maintain the corpus luteum luteinizinghormone
A fluid-filled embryonic membrane amnion
Once fertilized, the egg is called a __________. zygote
Is this site for the exchange of nutrients and wastes between mother and fetus. placenta
An early stage of embryonic development. blastocyst
The structure that the sperm cells travel through first in order to reach the uterus. cervix
The attachment of the embryo to the endometrium. implantation
Connects the fetus to the placenta. umbilicalcord
Is a placental hormone that maintains the corpus luteum. hcg
Is the outer membrane of a developing embryo. chorion
During this stage, the heart is formed. firsttrimester
The germ layer that is responsible for the development of the hair. ectoderm

Prenatal Stage Crossword

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Number of chromosomes in a sperm or egg. Twenty Three
How a fetus receives nutrients and oxygen Placenta
Second stage of prenatal development Embryonic
Number of weeks the foetal stage goes for Thirty
The ovum and the sperm unite in the; Fallopian Tube
Where the blastocyst implants. Endometrium
The placenta is attached to the baby by the... Umbilical Cord
The germinal stage beings from Conception
during the germinal stage, the ______ develop Organs
The sperm and ovum unite and form a Zygote
A zygote contains how many chromosomes? Forty Six
Before becoming a blastocyst, the zygote transforms into what? Morula
An implanted blastocyst is then referred to as an. Embryo

Healthy Pregnancy Crossword

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Medical care during pregnancy PRENATALCARE
Doctor specialized in pregnancy and childbirth OBSTERICIAN
Pregnancy is divided into three periods called TRIMESTER
At routine doctor visits during which trimester will you record medical history and weight, note conditions that could affect the prenancy, and be prescribed prenatal vitamins as needed FIRST
At routine doctor visits during which trimester will you monitor heartbeat of fetus, measure growth of uterus, and monitor for complications using ultrasound and other tool SECOND
During which trimester at routine doctor visits will you check position and size of fetus, check for warning signs of premature birth, check for complications, and discuss birth process THIRD
High-frequency sound waves used in pregnancies to create an image of the fetus ULTRASOUND
Around the 8th week of pregnancy, some undergo this test in which the doctor takes a small piece of the developing placenta CHORIONICVILLUSSAMPLING
This test happens around the 14th week of pregnancy and checks fetal cells naturally found in amniotic fluid for abnormalities AMNIOCENTESIS
Blastocyst implants in the fallopian tube or elsewhere in the abdomen, instead of the uterus ECTOPICPREGNANCY
Death of an embryo or fetus in the first 20 weeks of pregnancy MISCARRIAGE
High blood pressure, swelling of the wrists and ankles, and high levels of protein in the urine PREECLAMPSIA
Diabetes that develop in pregnant women GESTATIONALDIABETES
When pregnant, a women needs to consume 300 more of these CALORIES
This acid is essential for proper development of an embryo's neural tube, which later develops into the spinal cord and brain FOLICACID