Facts : Endocrine system
endocrine system- a chemical communication system that controls many body functions
Gland - a group of cells or organs that secretes a substance
Each hormone has a specific job.
Facts:Male Reproductive System
Penis: the external sexual organ
Scrotum: muscular sac that contains the testes.
Epididymis: located behind each testicle , a network of tubes in which sperm mature and are stored
Facts:female reproductive system
Ovaries: contains the ova, or eggs and produce hormones.
Uterus: shelters and nourishes the fetus.
Cervix: opening of the uterus
Menstruation: when the lining material,the unfertilized egg, and some blood flow out of the body
Pregnancy and labor
umbilical cord : a rope like structure that connects the embryo and the mother's placenta
Fetus: a developing baby from the end of the eighth week after fertilization until birth.
Ultrasound: a test that produces an image on a screen by reflecting sound waves off the body's outer structures.
STD s are infections that are spread from person to person through sexual contact
Most STD s have either very mild or no symptoms.
Many STD s are spread only through sexual contact.
HIV ( human immunodeficiency virus) the virus that causes AIDS.
AIDS(acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) A deadly disease that interferes with the body's natural ability to fight infection.
Carrier - A person who appears healthy, but is infected with HIV and can pass it on to others.
The best way to avoid getting an STD is to abstain from sexual activity.
communicate your limits to a date.
know how to respond to pressure.