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When a male and female gamete fuse Fertilisation
The action of transferring sperm into a female copulation
Male gametes Sperm
Female gametes eggs
division of reproductive cells meiosis
A fertilised egg zygote
a new name for the embryo after differentiation foetus
after mitosis a zygote becomes an ..... embryo
Where babies develop inside females uteri
receives the penis during copulation vagina
Releases developed eggs every 28 days ovary
Sheds when there is no implantation in the uterus endometrium
The sperm are stored here Epididimys
These produce sperm and testosterone testes
Carries semen and urine out of the body urethra
Type of fertilization when fusion happens outside the female external
when the endometrium is shed menstruation
The testicles are protected by the ..... scrotum
Male hormone testosterone
female hormone oestrogen
A cell with both sets of DNA is called d _ _ _ _ _ _ diploid
A cell with one set of DNA is called h _ _ _ _ _ _ haploid
Male and female reproductive organs gonads

Reproductive System Crossword

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Description

the two male gonads testes
male sex hormone testosterone
male sex cell sperm
part of urinary and reproductive system urethra
serves as storage for sperm and excretory duct for testis vas deferens
dark area surrounding the nipple areola
narrow bottom of uterus that attaches to vagina cervix
inner layer of uterus endometrium
female sex hormone estrogen
two 5 inch tubes attached to the uterus fallopian tubes
when an ova is penetrated by sperm fertlization
what an embryo turns into fetus
follice stimulating hormone fsh
part farthest from opening of an organ fundus
a mature reproductive cell gamete
development period of a fetus gestation
sex cells gonads
folds of tissue labia
hormone that stimulates ovulation LH
accessory organs of reproductive system breasts
when menstruation begins menarche
when menstruation stops completely menopause
monthly shedding of endometrial lning if ova is not fertilizied menstruation
muscular middle layer of uterus myometrium
female sex cell ova
produces ova and female sex hormones ovary
second stage of menstruation ovulation
serous membrane outer layer perineum
steroid hormone secreted by ovary progesterone
hollow, pear shaped organ uterus
muscular tube that connects cervix with outside vagina
external genitalia vulva
fertilized egg zygote
absence of mestruation amenorrhea
diseases transmitted during intercourse STDs
sterilization process of males vasectomy
disease common in older woman breast cancer
premenstrual syndrome PMS

Reproductive System Word Search

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Description

Endometrium
Placenta
Urethra
Seminal Vesicles
Gametes
Fetus
Embryo
Zygote
Hormones
Vasectomy
Condom
Progesterone
Vagina
Cervix
Oviduct
Uterus
Fallopian tubes
Estrogen
Oocyte
Overies
Sperm
Semen
Penis
Prostate gland
Ductus Deferen
Testosterone
Testis

Human Reproductive System Crossword

Type
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Description

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

Reproductive System Crossword

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Description

The female reproductive organ. Vagina
The male reproductive organ Penis
The long tube that runs between a mother and her unborn baby. Umbilical cord
The narrow passage forming the lower end of the uterus Cervix
Responsible for typical female sexual characteristics. Estrogen
A duct that urine is discharged through. Urethra
Joining one sperm cell and one egg cell. Fertilization
Developing human organism until eight weeks of pregnancy. Embryo
The process by which blood and tissue from the lining of the uterus break apart and leave the body. Menstruation
Organs of the female reproductive system that produce hormones and eggs. Ovaries
Time at which a person become sexually mature. Puberty
Structure through which materials are exchanged between the mother and the developing embryo. Placenta
Male reproductive cell. Sperm
Term used to describe an embryo eight weeks after fertilization. Fetus
Hormone produced in the testes. Testosterone
Organ of the male reproductive system that produces hormones and sperm. Testes
Type of cell division that produces gametes. Meiosis
Release of a mature egg from the ovary. Ovulation
Organ in which embryo develops. Uterus
Outer layer of skin. Epidermis

Sexual reproduction in flowering plants (39) Crossword

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reproduction that involves only one parent - produces identical offspring. Asexual
reproduction that involves the union of two sex cells (gametes) > produces non-identical offspring Sexual
Haploid (contain half the number of chromosomes) cells capable of fusion. Gametes
Consists of the male [reproductive] parts of the flower. Stamen
Consists of the female [reproductive] parts of the flower. Carpel
the stalk part of the stamen. Filament
the part of the stamen that produces pollen. Anther
Where the pollen lands Stigma
The neck part of the carpel through which the pollen tube grows. Style
Becomes the fruit after fertilisation Ovary
Becomes the seed after fertilisation Ovule
Form of nuclear division resulting in four haploid daughter cells. Meiosis
Form of nuclear cell division resulting in two diploid daughter cells identical to parent. Mitosis
cell that has one set of chromosomes (1/2 the total #) Haploid
cell that has 2 sets of chromosomes (full amount) Diploid
The transfer of pollen from the anther to a stigma of a flower from the same species. Pollination
the transfer of pollen from the anther to a stigma on the same plant. Self-pollination
the transfer of pollen from an anther to the stigma on a different plant (of the same species) Cross-pollination
The union of the male and female gametes to form a diploid zygote. Fertilisation
The part of the plant embryo that develops into a root radicle
The part of the plant embryo that develops into the shoot Plumule
A seed leaf Cotyledon
seed that has no endosperm when fully formed non-endospermic
seed that contains some endosperm when fully formed Endospermic seed
transform from integuments to form the seed coat testa
Fertilised egg [that eventually becomes the embryo] Zygote
The scattering/transfer of seeds or fruit away from the parent plant Dispersal
Resting period when seeds have low metabolic rate and no growth occurs [even though conditions for growth may be present] Dormancy
Start of (re)growth of the embryo in a seed [after dormancy period _ if conditions are suitable] Germination

Understanding Sexual Health Crossword

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Description

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

Function of the male and female reproductive organs Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Glands that produce the female sex hormones and eggs Ovaries
The femal sex cell Ovum
Folds of skin that protect the opening to the vagina Labia
joins the uterus and the vagina, it's the part that opens when a baby is being born Cervix
A small sensitive organ located just above the vaginal opening Clitoris
Joins the uterus to the outside of the body, this is where sperm is released during sexual intercourse Vagina
Loose pouch of skin responsible for storing the testes at an optimum level for sperm production Scrotum
Responible for the production of sperm and testosterone Testes
the organ used in sexual intercourse that releases sperm in the vagina Penis
The male reproductive cell that fertilises the female egg Sperm
Surrounds the urethra under the bladder and secretes a fluid that assists with the movement of sperm Prostrate gland
A sperm storage area that links the testes with the vas deferens. Epididymis
Small glands that add fluid to the sperm to produce semen Seminal Vesicles
Carries urine and sperm to the outside of the body Urethra
Tube used to transport sperm and semen to the urethra and penis Vas deferens

Stem Cells Crossword

Type
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Description

early stage of a developing organism embryo
a cell that can differentiate into many different cell types pluripotent
developing human baby from week nine to birth fetus
environmental factor that causes gene mutations mutagen
structure in an ovary where an egg develops follicle
refers to a cell that can differentiate into all different cell types totipotent
a hollow fluid-filled structure blastocyst
pre-birth developement in humans antenatal
a primary germ layer ectoderm
union of egg and sperm to form a zygote fertilisation
ectoderm, mesoderm and endoderm germ layers
a process where malignant tumours spread throughout the body metastasis
refers to a cell that can differentiate into a number of closely related cells multipotent
gene that signals cells to continue dividing oncogene
release of an egg from the ovary ovulation
potential source of embryonic cells parthenote
fertilised egg that results from the fusion of haploid gametes zygote
membrane bound organelle containing the genetic material DNA nucleus
unspecialised undifferentiated
to become more specialised differentiate
cells of the outer layer of the blastocyst trophoblast
female gamete egg
male gamete sperm
the middle layer of cells or tissues of an embryo mesoderm
a disease caused by an uncontrolled division of abnormal cells in a part of the body cancer
an undifferentiated cell of a multicellular organism stem cell
replicate a fragment of DNA clone
cell division that results in two daughter cells mitosis
cell division that results in four daughter cells meiosis
a defect involving chromosome 21 down syndrome
thread-like structure composed of DNA and protein chromosome
cover flat surfaces epithelial tissues
a tumour of melanin-forming cells melanoma

Chapter 19 - Reproductive System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Accessory sex gland that surrounds the male urethra PROSTATEGLAND
Accessory sex gland that produces majority of seminal fluid SEMINALVESICLE
Accessory sex gland that produces fluid to neutralize urine residue in the urethra BULBOURETHRALGLAND
Male gonad (singular) TESTIS
Site of sperm development SEMINIFEROUSTUBULES
Site of sperm maturation EPIDIDYMIS
Tube that transports sperm from testes to urethra VASDEFERENS
Tube for urination and ejaculation (in males) URETHRA
Male external genitalia for copulation PENIS
Stores urine BLADDER
Holds testes away from body and has sweat glands to control temperature SCROTUM
Cell type that produces testosterone LEYDIGCELL
Cell type that supports developing sperm SERTOLICELL
Male gamete SPERM
Male sex hormone TESTOSTERONE
Female gonad (singular) OVARY
Female gamete OOCYTE
Structure that contains developing egg FOLLICLE
Cell type that produces estrogen and surrounds developing egg GRANULOSACELL
Cell type that produces androgens in females THECACELL
Hormone that signals egg to develop ESTROGEN
Hormone that is elevated after ovulation PROGESTERONE
Hormone that triggers ovulation LEUTINIZING
Hormone that triggers the development of both sperm and eggs FOLICLESTIMULATING
Hormone from the hypothalamus that causes anterior pituitary to secrete LH and FSH GNRH
Muscular organ for fetal development UTERUS
Muscular layer of uterus that contracts to expel fetus MYOMETRIUM
Inner lining of uterus that sheds during each menstrual cycle ENDOMETRIUM
Rigid structure that protects the uterus from infection CERVIX
Birth canal or copulatory structure VAGINA
Single-cell embryo ZYGOTE
Tube that transports egg from ovary to uterus; also the site of fertilization FALLOPIANTUBE
Structure on ovarian surface that produces estrogen and progesterone after ovulation CORPUSLUTEUM

Female and Male Reproductive System Word Search

Type
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Description

ovulation
testosterone
fallopian tubes
uterus
fertilization
zygote
scrotum
sperm cell
semen
embryo
estrogen
ovaries
sperm
egg