Health Vocabulary Challenge SE-14 Essay

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Urethra
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Brings urine and semen out of body through the penis.
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Prostate gland
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Adds chemical fluid to the semen.
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Erection
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When the penis becomes engorged with blood and hard.
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Fallopian tubes
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Where fertilization takes place.
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Ovaries
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Glands that produce the egg cells and hormones.
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Embryo
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First two months of development in the uterus.
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Placenta
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Organ that nourishes the fetus.
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Epididymis
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Stores sperm cells.
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Vagina
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Female organ of intercourse; birth canal.
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Clitoris
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Female erectile tissue between the labia.
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Uterus
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Houses the fetus during pregnancy.
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Seminal vesicles
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Adds sugary fluid to the semen.
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Labia
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Folds of skin outside of the vagina.
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Estrogen
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A hormone produced on the ovaries.
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Egg cells
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Cells produced in the ovaries.
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Sperm cells
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Cells produced in the testes.
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Cervix
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Entrance to the uterus.
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Ejaculation
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When semen leaves the penis.
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Semen
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Fluid ejaculated from the penis.
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Testes
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Organ that produces sperm.
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Testosterone
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Male hormone.
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Puberty
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Begins at about age 12 or 13.
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Fetus
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Last 7 months of prenatal development.
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Vas deferens
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Tube that carries sperm from testes.
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Fertilization
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Sperm cell joins egg cell.
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Scrotum
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Sac that regulates the temperature of the testes.

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