The Reproductive System - West Ada School District

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THE REPRODUCTIVE
SYSTEM
Healthy Living III
Jan. 2014
IDENTIFICATION PRE-TEST
• Please label everything you can on this pre-test. I
want to see what you know. It is graded.
VOCABULARY-MALE SYSTEM
• TESTES: Reproductive organs that make sperm and testosterone.
• PENIS: The reproductive organ that removes urine from the body and that
can deliver sperm to the female reproductive system.
• URETHRA: A tube that starts at the bladder and ends at the opening of the
penis that provides a passage for urine and semen to leave the body.
• Epididymis: A tightly coiled tube where sperm mature and are stored.
• Seminal Vesicles: Found near the base of the urinary bladder. Produces thick
secretions that nourish the sperm and help sperm move.
• Prostate Gland: Found near the bladder. Secretes a thin, milky fluid that
protects sperm from acid in the female reproductive system.
• Cowper’s gland: Found near the urethra below the prostate. Secretes a clear
fluid that protects sperm from acid in the male urethra.
VOCABULARY-FEMALE SYSTEM
• OVARIES: Reproductive organs that produce eggs and the hormones estrogen and
proestrogen.
• VAGINA: Female reproductive organ that connects the outside of the body to the
uterus and receives sperm during reproduction.
• FALOPIAN TUBES: Reproductive organs that transport an egg from the ovary to the
uterus.
• UTERUS: Reproductive organ that provides a place to support a developing human.
• CERVIX: The neck of the uterus, produces fluid to help sperm travel and keeps
germs out during infection.
• Clitoris: A 1 in long shaft with many nerve endings that provides sensation. At the
front of the vulva.
STRUCTURAL DIFFERENCES
Bladder
Vas Deferens
Seminal Vesicle
Urethra
Ejaculatory Ducts
Prostate gland
Cowpers gland
Epididmys
Testicle or Testies
Corpus Covernosum
Shaft of Penis
Scrotum
Tip of penis
Fallopian Tube
Ovary
Uterus
Bladder
Cervix
Urethra
Vagina
Vulva
Anus
Fallopian Tubes
Ovary/Ovaries
Uterus
Endometrium
Cervix
Vagina

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