Human Reproduction

Human Reproduction
Puberty
Male
testes produce sex hormones
and sperms
ejaculation(the discharge of fluid
containing sperms through the penis)
begins
testes and penis increase in size
height increases rapidly
body becomes more muscular
and shoulders broaden
hair grows on face, chest,
armpits, and in pubic regions
voice box eblarges causing
voice to deepen
Female
ovaries produce sex hormones
abd release mature ova
menstruation begins
breasts and uterus increase in size
height increases rapidly
hips broaden and become rounder
hair grows in armpits and
pubic regions
Contraception
condom
temporary
contraceptive pills
temporary
intra-uterine device
temporary
diaphragm
temporary
sterilisation
permanant
male
vasectomy
female
ligation
Female sexual organs
Fallopian tube
carries the mature egg from the ovary
to the uterus. has a hair-like
structure
Uterus
a muscular pear-shaped structure
where the embryo develops during
pergnancy
Ovary
produces female sex
hormones and ovum
Vagina
site where sperms are
deposited during sexual
intercourse
Cervix
the neck of the uterus which
widens during child birth
Male sexual organs
Penis
deposits sperms in female vagina
Scrotum
a layer of skin which holds the testis
Testis
produces male sex hormones
and sperms upon puberty
Sex glands
release fluids which protect the sperms and
nourish them by providing them with the
energy to swim
Urethra
a tube which carries sperms
and urine outside the body
Epididymis
it is where sperms are stored
after leaving the testis
Sperm duct
carries sperms from the
epididymis to the urethra
STI (sexually
transmitted infections)
Gonorrhoea
Syphillis
AIDS (aquired immune
deficiency syndrome)
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